Aloo Posto or Potatoes in Poppy Seed Paste is an authentic and traditional Bengali recipe and no occasion or meal is complete without this dish. Poppy seeds are soaked and ground to make a fine paste, later cooked with potatoes is a must served dish in Bengali homes. Khus Khus or poppy seeds in known as Posto in Bengali language. A quintessential dish that is served mostly with rice and masoor dal (Bengali style) is easy and quick to make and is a total fuss free dish with an amazing aroma and taste.
I have grown up eating aloo posto in my house and hence, this recipe is also adapted from my mom who makes some amazing Bengali food. I personally love having Aloo posto with hot steaming rice, some thin masoor dal and with a dash of lemon over it….bliss!
For me Aloo Posto is the soul food that satisfies my tummy, palate and my soul completely. Let s quickly proceed to check out the recipe of this authentic Bengali dish made with potatoes and poppy paste.