Thursday, 19 July 2012

chingudi Besara/ shrimp curry (typical Odisha style)

Prawns are delicious and healthy as well...When we were kids.. me and my brothers used to count as to how many each one would take, just to make sure no one will get more! Anyone who knows me will tell you of my love for prawns ....Embarrassed Tongue
I always like odisha style cooking. ma family always love to savour prawn dishes. this recipe is great for times when you need to quickly prepare a meal that will satisfy the taste of your guests. Tasty , healthy & easy to make recipe..:)

Shrimp/Prawns (peeled and de-veined) -500Gm  
 Onion - 1 large chopped
 mustard oil 2-3 tblsp
2  tomatoes sliced
2 tsp red chilli powder
2 tsp turmeric powder
curry leaves  handful
Salt as per the taste
Mustard seeds/ cumin seeds- ½ tsp each
Chopped coriander leaves
 dry mango- 1 (ambula) optional

For masala:
1 green chilly large
2 tsp mustard
1tsp cumin seeds
1tsp Poppy seeds (posto) optional
3-4 garlic cloves


First Grind the spices which we will use for masala & make a smooth paste.
Wash Shrimp and Marinade with haldi and salt  & keep aside for 10-15 min.
Heat a Kadhai. Put oil and fry the shrimps. Keep aside.
Add a 1-2 tsp oil in a kadai . Add cumin/ mustard seeds. When they starts cracking ,add the curry leaves & onions. add turmeric powder, red chili powder .
Add the tomatos stir for some time. Add mustard paste & salt. Stir for 15-30 sec.

Add 1 cup of water. Let the curry boil for 10 min. Add the dried mango piece. Then add the fried shrimps  and boil it  for about 2-3 minutes. Garnish it with coriander leaves before serving. Serve hot with rice or roti.

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Torviewtoronto said...

this looks wonderful

Swathi Iyer said...

Delicious Curry.

Mélange said...

A very new recipe with shrimp Pranathi.I am not much familiar with Odisha style.thanks for sharing.

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