Aloo Posto - SK Khazana

A traditional and popular potato dish from Bengal This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Aloo Posto - SK Khazana

Main Ingredients Medium potatoes, Poppy seeds (posto)
Cuisine Bengali
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 2-2.30 hour
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Aloo Posto - SK Khazana

  • 4 Medium potatoes peeled and cut into ½ cm cubes
  • 2 tablespoons Poppy seeds (posto) soaked for 2 hours and drained
  • 1 Green chilli
  • 2 tablespo to sprinkle Mustard oil
  • 1 teaspoon Onion seeds
  • 1 Medium onion chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar


  1. Transfer poppy seeds into a blender jar, add green chilli, add sufficient water and grind to smooth paste.
  2. Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan, add onion seeds and sauté for a while. Add onion, mix and sauté till translucent.
  3. Add potatoes and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 4-5 minutes.
  4. Splash some water, cover again and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the prepared paste and 2 tbsps water and mix well.
  5. Add sugar and ¼ cup water and mix well. Cover and cook till potatoes are completely done.
  6. Transfer into a serving dish, drizzle some mustard oil and serve hot.