Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Chingri Bati Chorchori

Fresh Shrimp - 10 to 20 (depending on the size), peeled and deveined
Potato - 1 big, cut into small cubes
Mustard Oil - 2tsp + 1 tbsp after it is cooked
Yellow Onion - 1 , chopped
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/4 tsp or you can use a few green chilis
Mustard powder - 1/2 tsp
Whole Garam Masala - 1 cinnamon, 2 cloves, 1 green cardamom
Ginger and Garlic - 1 tsp (minced)
Water - 1/2 cup
Cilantro - a handful chopped, for garnishing

You can also add a mix of other vegetables like eggplant, butternut squash, etc and/or  omit the shrimp altogether.

Mix everything together in a pan. Cover with a lid tightly and cook on slow fire till the vegetables are cooked and the gravy is thick.

Add the remaining mustard oil on top, mix well, sprinkle chopped cilantro and serve hot with steamed rice.

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