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.