Egg In Poppy Seeds Paste / Bengali Dim–Posto

Hi Friends,
Today I am sharing with you a simple side dish recipe made with Egg and Poppy Seeds. It is a traditional Bengali recipe, very tasty to eat and quick and easy to prepare.

Cooking time – 30 minutes.  Serve – 4
Ingredients –
1.Egg – 4
2.Poppy Seeds – 50 grams.
3.Tomato – 1 (chopped)
4.Onion – 1 (chopped)
5.Garlic paste – 1/2 tsp.
6.Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp.
7.Chilly powder – 1/2 tsp.
8.Salt to taste.
9.Sugar – a pinch.
10.Oil – 4 tbsp.
11.Ghee – 1 tsp.
12.Raisins – 2 tbsp.
Method –
1.Boil the Eggs in water for 7 to 8 minutes. Let them cool. Take the shell out.Prick the Eggs with a knife and marinate with 1/2 tsp.of salt and a pinch of turmeric powder.Keep aside. Using water grind poppy seeds and tomato to a paste. Keep aside.
2.Heat oil in a frying pan. Fry the eggs till light brown, take out from the oil. Add onion in the remaining oil, fry till brown. Add garlic,chilly,1/2 cup of water and turmeric powder, saute for 2 minutes on slow heat.Add poppy seeds paste, sugar and 1/2 cup of water. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes with stirring continuously. Add 11/2 to 2 cups of water, let it bring to boil. Add the fried eggs and salt, cook for few minutes. When the gravy starts thickening add ghee, raisins and remove pan from the heat, cover and give 10 minutes standing time.
Delicious Dim – Posto is ready, serve with Rice/Roti.

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