Shrimp- 1 kg Potatoes- 3 medium Onions- 3 medim Ginger- 30 grams Garlic- 5 cloves Tomato- 1 small Cinnamon- 1 small stick Cloves- 2 Green cardamon- 2 Teja patra- 1 Turmeric-2 spoon Chilli powder- 1 spoon Cumin powder- 1 teaspoon Coriander powder - 1 teaspoon

Masala – Grind onion (2), ginger and garlic together into a fine paste.
Crush cinnamon, cloves and cardamon into small pieces. This is called as “Garam-masala”.
Peel and clean shrimp. Marinate with 1 teaspoon turmeric and salt.
Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan. When hot, add shrimp and fry lightly. Set aside the shrimp.
Add another tablespoon of oil to the same pan and heat again. Now add Teja patra and crushed garam masala.

Dice 1 onion and add the diced onions and stir well till onions brown a little.
Add diced tomato and cook till it mixes well.
Now add the ground paste to the pan and cook all of them together.
Add 1 teaspoon turmeric, chilli powder, cumin and coriander powder and cook till the masala cooks well. This should take upto 7 mins.

Cut potates length wise into thin pieces. When the masalas are well cooked, add potatoes and cooked covered under medium flame.

When potatoes are almost done, add shrimp to it and mix them all well.
Add 1 cup of hot water and cook till water boils.
Take off the stove and serve with Rice.

2 Responses
  1. Basant Says:

    My mouth started watering seeing and reading ‘chingudi jhola’ recipe. i went back home where i used to
    have lots of shrimp curry almost every day…now i miss these since i came delhi…but definitely i will
    try one day if i get fresh shrimp here…it is really very good dish …i think everybody should eat.

    thank u sarita

  2. Ashok Says:

    Thnx Saritaji

    I am agree with Basantji.

    This is really mouth watering dish…

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