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Dim Posto – Egg Curry in Poppy Seeds Paste


  • 6 eggs boiled and peeled
  • 5 tbs posto poppy seeds soaked in 5 tbs milk for 15 minutes
  • 2 cloves
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 1/2 inch of Indian cinnamon
  • 2 green chillies
  • 2 tbs grated garlic
  • 2 tbs grated ginger
  • Mustard oil
  • salt
  • Fried onions 2- 3 Tbs to garnish - optional
  • Ghee to top off the dish


Make the paste

  1. grind the green chilles and posto with the milk until really smooth
  2. grind the spices in a dry grinder, sieve and discard the coarse portion, add in the fine powder to the posto paste.

Make the dish

  1. Heat the oil (you know the drill)
  2. sautee the eggs in it for a bit
  3. once they get a golden hue, remove from the oil and keep aside.
  4. Now add in the ginger garlic paste, saute then add posto paste and cook until oil floats to top. Now add in the eggs, cook covered, for another 5 minutes on medium .
  5. Serve and add fried onions on top

Recipe Notes

The fried onions add great flavor tot he dish, but if you are in a hurry you can simply skip using them