This is a dry preparation where onions are cooked in a poppy seeds gravy. Absolutely delicious, this combination is just perfect to be had as a side dish. It can be relished both with chapattis or rice.
It is almost similar to the very popular and a traditional Bengali recipe of Aloo Posto. So go ahead and prepare this simple delicacy and I am sure you will love it. So check out an easy step by step pictorial recipe to prepare it.
- 3-4 onions, sliced
- 2 tbsp. mustard oil
- 1 tsp. nigella seeds (kalonji)
- salt to taste
- 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
- 1/2 cup poppy seeds paste
- 2 green chilies, slit
- handful of coriander leaves, chopped
Heat 1 & 1/2 tbsp. oil in a pan and temper with nigella seeds. Saute for a few seconds. Add the onion, salt and turmeric powder. Saute till light brown.
Add the poppy seed paste and green chilies. Fry on a medium flame till dry. Switch off the flame.
Add the coriander leaves and remaining mustard oil. Mix well and serve as a side dish with plain steamed rice or chapattis.
Note - This yummy recipe was prepared during one of my visits to India.
Heat 1 & 1/2 tbsp. oil & temper with nigella seeds. Then add onion, salt
& turmeric powder. Saute till light brown.
Add poppy seed paste & green chilies.
Fry on a medium flame till dry. Switch off the flame.
Add coriander leaves & remaining mustard oil. Mix well.
Serve as a side dish with plain steamed rice or chapattis.