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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Poee Posto

Cooking Time Required: 15-2o mins
Cost of preparation: 30-40 rupees

Ingredients: Poee ( 1 bunch ), Potato (1 medium), onion ( 1 small ), green chilli (1 nos), posto(khus-khus) ( 2 tbs), garlic (2-3 pods), red chilli (1 no.), mustard-cumin seed (1/4 tsp), turmeric powder (1/4 tsp), chilli-cumin powder ( 1/3 tsp), red chillis ( 2 nos ), salt to taste.

Cooking: Wash and clean the poee leaves. Cut into small pieces. Keep aside.
Cut the potato and onion into fine pieces. Heat a tawa, add 2 tsp oil and the mustard-cumin seeds along with the red chillis. Add the onion and fry till golden. Add the potato and poee. Fry till it is almost cooked and keep aside.

Grind the posto, garlic pods and green chilli into a coarse paste.

Heat oil in a wok. When it starts smoking, add the posto-chili-garlic paste along with a cup of water. Bring to a boil. Then add the fried potato and poee. Cook for 5 mins. Remove from fire and serve with either rice .

1 comment:

  1. Dear AOF
    Very nice. Today only I cooked Poee and posto and sorisha bata in bengali style, the vege version i.e , no onion or Garlic.
    I shall try the Oriya version that you gave here. I am sure it will be great, I can feel it...As Onion and Garlic is there , I shall put few chhoto chinguDi ( I have one Mutthi in the fridge :-)
    Have a nice day


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