Shorshe (mustard seeds) and Posto (poppy seeds) are two essentials of the Bengali cuisine. Nothing can be more Bengali than the combination of the two! The locally grown shorshe and its oil packs a pungent punch while posto - an ingredient popularized in Bengal by the British, thanks to their Opium Wars with China - smoothens the palate by providing a nutty, neutralizing flavour. This simple yet heady mixture can be used to make a variety of traditional Bengali dishes.
-Traditional spice mix from Bengal which combines the 2 favourite Bengali spices Shorshe (mustard seeds) and Posto (poppy seeds)
-Shorshe and its oil packs a pungent punch, while posto smoothens the palate by providing a nutty, neutralizing flavour.
-Ideal for vegetarian and non-vegetarian Bengali dishes
-Coarse texture. Pounded spice mix preserves original flavors
-Shelf life of 6 months. Keep in a cool and dry place
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