Jhinge (Ridge Gourd) Aloo Shorshe Posto
July 20, 2018
Jhinge aloo posto is a traditional Bengali vegetarian dish. It may also contain mustard and hence, called Jhinge Aloo Shorshe Posto. Try the Wandering Foodie Shorshe Posto powder from our shop to make the perfect Bengali dish!
- Prep: 15 mins
- Cook: 15 mins
Heat 2 tbsp mustard oil until white smoke emerges. Add kalonji (Nigella seeds) or the Bengali panch phoran mix (Panch Phoran is a mixture of equal amounts of kalonji, fenugreek/methi, mustard, cumin and fennel seeds). Let the seeds pop
Add green chilis sliced along the length (optional, since this mix already contains dried green chili powder). Add the Shorshe Posto paste. Fry lightly for a minute. Add desired quantity of water (warm)