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Paneer Posto/ Indian Cottage Cheese cooked In Poppy Paste Curry

Paneer posto is a delicious creamy dish. Posto in Bengali means paste of poppy seeds which is cooked with veggies , fish and even chicken or just taken raw with mustard oil and hot steamed rice. Today I used that concept of Bengali posto but to it add some ingredients to give it a royal touch. The dish looks very rich but it is not that heavy and not loaded with too much of calories but a simple fast to cook easy delicious dish. The best part of it is poppy seed paste is good to give you a happy sleep so if you have it for dinner a good sleep is ensured. So be happy cook and have fun . I am sure you all will love it. This is special too as I am taking this dish for all my friends in Potluck Party Cyber Style.You too can come and join us there.

Preparation time  15 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Serves  4 to 5

10 to 12 large paneer cube / Indian cottage cheese cube
½ cup  posto/poppy seeds
1 small onion 
2 to 3 cloves garlic
½  tsp chopped ginger
1 big tomato
2 green chilly
½  tsp red chilly powder or to taste
4 tbsp grated cheese
¼   tsp garam masala
2 tbsp of oil
salt to taste

Methods Of Cooking 
Take poppy seed , onion, garlic, ginger, tomato, green chilly, red chilly powder and salt in your blender. Make a smooth fine paste. Keep aside . Now take a pan and heat oil. Now add the paste. Stir the poppy tomato paste. Now stir well till oil comes out fro the mixture. Now add ½ cup of water . Let it come to boil then add the paneer cubes and grated cheese. Let the cheese melt. When the gravy becomes thick add garam masala. Put off the flame. Give 5 minutes standing time. Then serve with hot rice or parathas or puris. It’s creamy, simple and delicious.

Sending this too my friend Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey event Potluck Party Cyber Style.

Happy Cooking!


  1. Delicious curry..will make it soon.

  2. delicious looking curry dear :) so rich :)

  3. such a colorful curry with all the richness without the calories, yummm, loved the natural sweetness of the poppy seeds in it :-)


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