Jhinga Posto Recipe - Turai cooked with khuskhus paste - a popular Bengali delicacy.

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Turban Tadka.

Main Ingredients : Ridge gourd (turai, Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto)

Cuisine : Bengali

Course : Main Course_Veg

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Jhinga Posto

Jhinga Posto Recipe - How to make Jhinga Posto


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Ridge gourd (turai cut into cubes 400 grams

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus/posto) soaked overnight 1/2 cup

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Cloves 4-5

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Grind together poppy seeds and green chillies with a little water.Heat oil in a non stick kadai.

Step 2

Add cloves and sauté till fragrant. Add onions and sauté lightly.

Step 3

Add the ground paste and sauté for 4-5 minutes.

Step 4

Add the turai, turmeric powder and salt and mix well.

Step 5

Cover and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes. Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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