Thursday, December 30, 2010

Posto Bora (Khus Khus Vada)

Khus khus is also known as posto in Bengal. Posto bora, as is popularly known in Bengal, is a favorite preparation for Bengali people. It is very easy recipe which does not consume much time. One can eat this with rice and daal.

Ingredients :

1. Khus khus (posto)- 1/2 cup
2. Onion (finely chopped)- 1 small
3. Green chilly (chopped)- 1
4. Roasted Jeera- 1/2 tsp
5. Salt to taste
6. Red chilly powder- 1 pinch
7. Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
8. Oil

Procedure :

First soak the khus khus in water for half a hour, then drain the water and grind it in mixer. Next add all the ingredients to the khus khus and keep it aside. Now heat 1 tsp oil in a flat surfaced pan and put one tbs of the khus khus mixture on the pan. Press it with the back of your spoon to give it a round look. Now leave it for 5 to 6 minutes on low flame. When the surface will turn brown in color as shown in the picture, turn the vada (bora) to other side, add little oil and cook it till it is done.

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