Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Okra Alu Posto

Most of us know about the famous aloo posto, the popular Bengali potato dish prepared with potatoes along with poppy seeds, for a change i prepared the same alu posto along with few bhindi/okra or lady'sfinger, for my surprise this combo tastes marvellous and this posto gets ready quickly, also vanished within few minutes once i served along with rice..Poppy seeds grounded along with green chillies used to spice up this okra alu posto turned out this dish truly delicious, we enjoyed having this quick and delicious side dish today for our lunch...Sending to Flavors of Bengal guest hosted by Priya,event by Nayna..

Okra Alu Posto

1/4kg Okra/ Bhindi (chopped lengthwise)
2nos Potatoes (cubed)
4tbsp Poppyseeds
3nos Green chillies
1/2tsp Turmeric powder
Salt
2tbsp Oil

Grind the poppy seeds with green chillies as coarse paste, heat enough oil, fry the bhindis  along with salt and turmeric for few minutes,now add the cubed potatoes,cook everything again for few minutes, add the grounded paste to the veggies, mix well and cook until the veggies gets well coated with the poppyseeds paste,finally sprinkle some water and cook until the veggies get well cooked..

Serve hot with rice..

47 comments:

  1. That looks superb dear. Please do link it to Flavors of Bengal :)

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  2. This looks very inviting..no wonder it vanished in minutes..

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  3. Great looking dish! Like the fact that you fried the okra first.

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  4. Yummy..Great flavor and delicious recipe!

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  5. Aloo okra posto sounds delicious.

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  6. Very innovative combination priya..love this.

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  7. I make aloo with orka all the time....but the masala sounds too good!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  8. Lovely combo and looks yummy!

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  9. Love this combination...Thanks for sharing...

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  10. love the combo dear....great recipe dear

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  11. Yum yum yum!!! Loved the colours and the flavours of the curry :) Lovely recipe!!!

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  12. okra and potato, both r my favs....superb combo,,,!!

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  13. i love aloo bhindi.. would love to try with poppy seeds... nice!

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  14. Looks awesome..Never combined okra and alu...always feel that because of the okra the curry becomes sticky..but from the looks, it surely doesn't look anywhere like that:)

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  15. Nice combination posto looking delish.

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  16. What a yummy looking posto!!!-I make this south Indian style and we simply love it

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  17. so delicious combo and perfect with rotis !!

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  18. Delicious recipe looks so inviting.

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  19. That can be made in a jiffy but sure would have tasted so very nice... Thanks for the recipe dear...

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  20. I've never tasted posto dish, looks so good!

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  21. I always love the combo of aloo n okra. Poppy seeds give extra kick to this fry:)

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  22. Priya,

    You can add ridge gourd cut into cubes, instead of Okra. It is called 'Jhinge Alu Posto' and its another classic Bengali dish. Try it, I'm sure you'll like it too. Okra Alut Posto has come out very well.

    Regards,
    Seema
    amchi-bong-konnexion.blogspot.com
    seemabbas.blogspot.com

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  23. The okra and potato combination sounds, and looks so delicious. Never would think of adding poppy seed to it. Genius!...Love it:DDD

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  24. This dish is new to me, again, LOL!

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  25. lovely combo. looks delicious.

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  26. Aloo posto ahaa!! the name itself make me drool..

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  27. yummy recipe...whenever your commect section is clicked,an ad page is opening....it makes the system slow...can u please check it out.

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  28. This dish is my one of the most favorite dish. Okra aloo posto looks so tempting.

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  29. What a delicious version of aloo posto! it is a good idea to add okra :-)

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  30. This is one bengali dish I always prepare.... okra sounds a good idea coz I love okras... looks good...

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  31. Delightful combo!!! Bhindi is a nice addition..Perfect with rotis :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  32. Adding poppy seeds will give a nice rich taste

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  33. nice combo...thxs for sharing!!

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  34. I have cooked okra and aloo together but not in Bong way! This one should be delicious!

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  35. உங்களுக்கு எனது இனிய இல்லத்தில் அவார்டு கொடுத்திருக்கேன்.. பெற்றுக்கொள்ள வாருங்கள்

    என்றும் நட்புடன் உங்கள் சிநேகிதி

    http://en-iniyaillam.blogspot.com/2011/04/blog-post_22.html

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  36. I trust ur verdict! shall try soon!

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