Sunday, July 28, 2013

Jhinghe, Alu Diye Chingri Maach

This is a very tasty Bengali Prawn dish with Ridge Guard and Potato . Recipe courtesy my Mom in Law. Worth trying.

Jhinge,Alu Diye Chingri  Maach 
Ingredients :
1/2 Lb Cooked Jumbo Prawns/Shrimp
1 Big Jhinga (Ridge Guard)
2 Big Potatoes
1 Medium Onion
1 Tsp Ginger Paste
2 Bay leaf
1 Tsp Panch Poron (Spice Mixture of Onion Seeds, Fengreek Seeds, Mustard Seeds, Whole Cumin , Fennel Seeds)
3 Dried Red Chillies
1 Tsp turmeric Powder
1 Tsp Red Chilli Powder
1 Tsp Coriander Powder
Salt to taste
2 Tbsp Oil (Use Mustard Oil if you like)
2 Cups water
Fried Prawns:
Mix salt and turmeric to prawns and leave for few minutes. Put oil in a pan and fry the prawns till slightly.

Cooking Method :
In the remaining oil which was used to fry the Prawns, Add Bay leaf, Panch Poron, Dried  Red Chillies , Let it splutter. Add finely cut onion , ginger paste and fry till pink. Add Red Haldi, Red Chilli Powder, Coriander Powder and saute it till it leaves oil on the side, Sprinkle some water if needed. Cut Ridge Guard ,Potato in 1 1/2 inch pieces and add to the masala , Let it cook for some time.  Add Water, Salt  and let it boil till the vegetables are well cooked. Add prawns , Cook for 5 minutes and take it out of the flame.

Serve with hot rice.

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