Shallot & Poppyseed Shak By Bhanumati  

Main Ingredients
Shallots, Poppyseeds

Ingredients Method
250g shallots
2 tbs poppyseeds
3 tbs oil

For seasoning:
1 tsp crushed garlic
1 tsp grated garlic
1 tbs fresh coriander
1/4 tsp turmeric
to taste salt

  1. Peel shallots with slits on the side

  2. Soak poppyseeds in water for 15 minutes

  3. Drain and coarsely grind the poppyseeds

  4. Mix all the spices and 1 tbs oil, and add to the poppyseed

  5. Add the mixture to the slits in the shallots using a knife

  6. Saute the shallots in 2 tbs of oil until lightly cooked

  7. Add water until the shallots are just covered

  8. Add a lid and cook for about fifteen minutes

Serves: 2 - 4

Making time: 30 minutes