Postor Bora | Bengali Poppy Seed Fritters
Postor Bora or Poppy Seed Fritter is a famous Bengali munchie (fritter) prepared with the paste of Poppyseed. We serve it as part of our regular meal along with Rice and Dal.
- Author: Debjani Chatterjee
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 10 mins
- Total Time: 20 mins
- Yield: 4 People 1x
- Category: Side Dish
- Method: Frying
- Cuisine: Bengali
- Diet: Vegetarian
- 100g Posto Dana/ Poppyseed
- 1 Tbsp. Rice Flour
- 3-4 Green Chilli
- 1/2 Tsp. or Salt or to taste
- 5 Tbsp. Mustard Oil ( for frying)
- Wash and soak Poppy seeds in water for around 30 minutes.
- This will help to make a smooth paste, especially in Mixer Grinder.
- Take the Soaked Poppy seed along with Green Chillies.
- Make a smooth paste of it. You can use a shil-batta to make the paste as well.
- Don't add extra water while making the paste. It has to be thick at the end.
- Add salt and Rice flour to the Poppyseed past and mix using a spoon.
- Heat Mustard Oil in a Pan.
- Using either hand or a spoon scoop some of the paste and give it a flattened dish shape.
- Refer to the picture for the exact shape.
- Place scooped Poppy seed paste over hot oil and following the same process make a few more for frying.
- Fry in low flame until the Postor Bora turns golden brown and crispy from one side.
- Flip the fritter and fry from the other side as well.
- Take the Poppy seed Fritters out and using a kitchen towel or Tissue paper soak extra oil from the Postor Bora.
- Serve it with Rice and your choice of lentil side.
- Serving Size: 10g
- Calories: 347
- Sugar: 0.3g
- Sodium: 77mg
- Fat: 24.3g
- Saturated Fat: 2.2g
- Carbohydrates: 28.8g
- Fiber: 0.6g
- Protein: 3.8g
- Cholesterol: 0mg
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