Posto Begun By Rahul Shobhana Banerjee


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Posto Begun

Dhakai cuisine is one of the most versatile cuisine surrounding our borders. The best thing what #westbengal and #bangladesh share with each other is the love for food which is much bigger than two old women fighting for their political righteousness. So today i present one of the most rustic dishes
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Cooking Time

45 Min

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  • 200 gms black begun (brinjal)
  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1/2 tsp. Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp. Poppy seeds
  • 1 green chilli
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tbsp coriander
  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp asafoetida
  • 1/2 tsp. Turmeric powder


  1. 1

    Wash and Slit begun sprinkle salt and red chilli powder.
  2. 2

    Wash and soak poppy seeds 2hrs and make a paste.
  3. 3

    Now heat oil in a pan saute brinjal pieces.
  4. 4

    5-7 min till red brown marks on mid slow flame.
  5. 5

    Now take out in a plate.
  6. 6

    Chopped onion saute till it transparent add asafoetida cuminseeds slited green chilli ginger garlic paste and salt mix well.
  7. 7

    Saute till it smooth.
  8. 8

    Now add poppy seeds paste cumin powder coriander powder red chilli powder chopped coriander mix well and add water cook till bubbles and add slitted begun.
  9. 9

    Mix well.
  10. 10

    Cover and cook Cook for 5 min.
  11. 11

    On slow flame.

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