New Delhi, Lifestyle Desk. Poppy Seeds Benefits: In Indian cuisine, poppy seeds are used to add exotic flavor and garnish to breads, cookies, cakes, pastries, sweets, waffles and pancakes. Apart from this, poppy seeds are also used to make the gravy thick. Rich in iron, omega-3 fatty acids, poppy seeds can also remove many problems related to health. So poppy seeds are a treasure trove of so many other qualities and how can we use it, let’s know here.

Poppy seeds or poppy seeds remove the problem related to digestion and make the intestines strong.

Poppy seeds are also effective in removing the problem of constipation.

Its consumption reduces the risk of heart diseases to a great extent.

There is a good amount of fiber present in it, due to which bad cholesterol can be reduced easily.

Poppy seeds contain nutrients like iron, calcium, potassium, manganese, copper, thiamine and zinc, which help in making collagen in the body.

Poppy seeds are also beneficial in pacifying the heat and burning of the stomach.

So for these reasons you should include it in your diet. Let us know the method of making two such dishes made from poppy seeds.

1. Potato Posto

material– 3-4 potatoes cut into long pieces, 1 tbsp poppy seed paste, 1/4 tsp panchphoron, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, 2-3 green chillies finely chopped, 1 onion finely chopped, salt to taste and 2 large spoon mustard oil

Make Potato Posto like this

– Heat oil in a pan.

Apply tempering of whole red chili with Panchphoron.

Add onion, poppy, turmeric and green chili and fry. Then mix potatoes in it.

When the gravy becomes thick, cook it on low flame for some time.

2. Poppy Milk

material– 1/2 tsp poppy seeds, 4 almonds, a pinch of saffron and sugar as per taste

Make poppy milk like this

Make a paste of poppy seeds and almonds. Mix in hot milk.

Mix sugar and saffron.

– Poppy seed milk is ready. Drinking this removes the problem of insomnia.

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Edited By: Priyanka Singh