Delectable Dim Posto – Pujo Special Recipe

Dim Posto

Durga Puja is an emotion for the people of Kolkata. The five-day festival is a heady combination of love, culture, and, most importantly, food! Travellers flock to Kolkata in pursuit of the most genuine Pujo experiences, while gourmands buy tickets to the year’s most enormous feast. This includes Bhar er cha (tea in clay cups), Luchi and Cholar dal (mildly sweet lentils), kosha Magnsho (mutton), Chingri r malai curry (prawn malai curry), Kolkata style biryani with potatoes, and a long list of other delectable dishes. One such dish is a famous culinary depiction of the Bengalis – Dim Posto!

Dim Posto (Egg Curry with Poppy Seeds Paste)

Posto or poppy seeds are utilised significantly in Bengal in a variety of recipes. Ask anyone from Bengal, and they would affirm that Posto (poppy seeds) is one of the most appreciated Bengali seeds. From aloo Posto to chicken Rezela created with a creamy paste of poppy seeds, Posto is the star ingredient that enhances Bengali cuisine. The Dim Posto Bengali recipe originates similarly from the West Bengal province, where this classic food uses fresh poppy seeds to create a distinct flavour.

Eggs In Poppy Seeds And Tomato Gravy Or Dim Posto

However, the critical ingredient for the Dim Posto recipe Bengali apart from poppy seeds, is eggs, which must be farm-fresh, and obtained from healthy chickens. For the most delectable and memorable Bengali Dim Posto recipe, you must source high-quality eggs and follow the authentic Dim Posto recipe. Dim Posto However, the critical ingredient for the Dim Posto recipe Bengali apart from poppy seeds, is eggs, which must be farm-fresh, and obtained from healthy chickens. For the most delectable and memorable Bengali Dim Posto recipe, you must source high-quality eggs and follow the authentic Dim Posto recipe.

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The Best Dim Posto | Bengali Egg Curry Recipe
So, experience the most traditional Dim Posto with Licious eggs and here is the recipe for your Pujo special food.
Dim Posto
Course Main Dish
Keyword Dim Posto
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Keyword Dim Posto
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 60 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Dim Posto
Instructions
  1. Boil the eggs for 12 minutes or until fully cooked. Once done, submerge the eggs in cold water and wait for them to cool down before deshelling. Add a little salt to the deshelled eggs.
  2. Make a paste by adding a little water to the poppy seeds and blitzing the mixture in a blender.
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a heavy-bottomed pan on a medium flame. Gently add the eggs and fry them until they are lightly golden brown on all sides. Remove the eggs and place them on paper towels to soak up the excess oil.
    Boild eggs frying for Dim Posto
  4. Add some more oil into the same pan, add the dry red chillies and kalonji/mustard seeds and let them crackle. Cook for about 15 seconds.
  5. Next, add the poppy seed paste and stir-fry it for about 3 minutes. Add in 2 tbsp of water and allow this to cook for 15 seconds. Follow this by adding in the boiled eggs.
    Fried eggs being added to Dim Posto gravy
  6. Simmer the curry for 4 to 5 minutes until it forms a good masala. Adjust the consistency by adding 1/2 cup of water or more. Check the salt and spices and adjust according to taste.
  7. Once done, turn off the heat and transfer the Dim Posto into a serving bowl and serve hot.
    Dim posto
Recipe Notes

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