Jhinge Posto (Turai / Ridge Gourd in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Cuisine)

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Jhinge Posto (Turai / Ridge Gourd in Poppy Seeds Gravy - Bengali Cuisine)

Description

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :5 Min

Cook Time : 15 Min

Total Time : 20 Min

Ingredients

Serves : 3
  • 3-4 ridge gourd (turai), chopped


  • 2-3 tbsp. mustard oil


  • 1 tsp. nigella seeds


  • 1 onion, chopped


  • 1 tsp. finely chopped ginger


  • 1/4 cup poppy seeds, ground with some water


  • 2-3 fresh green / red chilies


  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder


  • 1 tsp. salt or to taste

Directions

  • Heat oil and temper with nigella seeds. Saute for a few seconds and then add the onion and chopped ginger. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the chopped ridge gourd, salt and turmeric powder. Saute for 4-5 minutes. Add the poppy seeds paste and fresh chilies. Mix well and stir fry for a minute.