Peyaj posto / Onion in Poppy seeds paste is a delicious cuisine of Eastern India. Poppy seeds are used around the world in various cuisines. In India, Iran and Turkey poppy seeds are known as khus-khus and is considered highly nutritious, mostly added in dough while baking bread, and recommended for pregnant women and new mothers.
Ingredients for Peyaj Posto Recipe
- Onions – 4 large (chopped length wise)
- Posto (poppy seeds) – ¾ cup
- Mustard oil – 4 -5 tbsp
- Green chillies – 2 (slit)
- Salt – as per taste
Procedure for preparing Peyaj Posto
Make a paste of poppy seeds, salt and green chillies and keep aside. In a pan heat 3 tbsp mustard oil and fry the onions till brown .
To this add the posto- green chillies paste and mix well saute for 2 minutes and then just before removing from fire add the remaining mustard oil on top of it and remove from heat immediately.
Serve it hot with steamed rice.