Tomato Posto Recipe

Tomato Posto is a traditional Bengali dish made with ripe tomatoes and poppy seed paste. It is a creamy and flavorful curry that is perfect for a comforting meal. The tomatoes are cooked until soft and then simmered in a rich and aromatic gravy made with poppy seed paste, mustard oil, and spices. The dish is typically served with steamed rice or roti and is a popular choice for lunch or dinner.

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Ingredients for Tomato Posto Recipe

  • 2 Ripe Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Dry Red Chilies
  • 1 tablespoon Poppy Seed Paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Water As Needed
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Tomato Posto Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat mustard oil in a pan and add cumin seeds and dry red chilies.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they become soft and mushy.
  • STEP 3.In a separate bowl, mix poppy seed paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 4.Add the paste to the pan and cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 5.Add water to adjust the consistency of the gravy and simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cook the tomatoes until they are completely soft and mushy for a smooth gravy.
  • Soak the poppy seeds in warm water for 15-20 minutes before grinding them into a paste.
  • Adjust the amount of red chili powder according to your spice preference.

Storage and Serving

  • Tomato Posto can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the Tomato Posto with steamed rice or roti for a delicious meal.
Nutrition
value
271
calories per serving
2 g Fat4 g Protein57 g Carbs11 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Carbs
    57g
  • Fiber
    11g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    57g
  • Protein
    4g
  • Fiber
    11g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    112mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    12774mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    2mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    58mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    64mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    63mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    134mg
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp