Posto is one of the most popular edible seed in India, particularly in West Bengal as well as Odisha. It is very popular i Bangladesh too. There are so many poppy seeds based dishes available in Bengali cuisine. In European cuisine, people spread whole poppy seeds over bread. But in Bengali as well Odisha cuisine, people use poppy seeds paste to give smooth creamy texture & add nice flavor to their food. Here is a list of 5 very delicious traditional Bengali posto recipes what you definitely bring water in your mouth.
5 Mouthwatering traditional Bengali posto recipes
It is one of the most famous traditional Bengali posto recipes. Aloo posto & builir dal with plain plain is most favorite meal of many Bengali people. This is not only very tasty but also very easy to cook. You can even add various other seasonal vegetable with aloo posto and make it very special. So it is often prepared with sojne data or with jhinge. Both this two dishes also summer special two Bengali food.
Sojne phool bati chorchori
What is sojne phool? In case you do not know this sojne plant then you will definitely ask this question. Sojne is drumstick plant. It is also known as moringa. Mostly people eat its fruits as vegetable. But its flower curry is also delicious. This drumstick flower curry with poppy seeds (posto) paste is called as sojne phool bati chorchori in West Bengal, India and Bangladesh.
Paneer rezala curry
Rezala curry? Is it not nonvegetarian dish? Yes, you may think os because Chicken rezala curry is a very popular Bengali dish. But at the same time, this paneer rezala curry is also famous vegetarian dish in this region. It is also often served in various Bengali wedding reception party. This dish is fusion of Mughlai and Bengali cuisine and this dish is introduced into Bengali cuisine a few hundred years ago. Ohh, I forgot to mention here, it is a posto paste based food.
Sorse potol with poppy seeds
This sorse potol with posto is another common Bengali food. Though it is mainly mustard seeds pate based dish but posto is also an important ingredient of this dish.
Kacha posto bata
Posto is as popular as you can eat raw poppy seeds paste along with some other raw ingredients. This simple posto based dish is called kacha posto bata in Bengali language. You can have this paste with plain rice. This item is very strong due to raw mustard oil.
All those very famous traditional Bengali posto recipes. If you know any other posto recipe what you like then name that dish by leaving your comment below.