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Sunday, January 2, 2011

Chinguri Bhajja ( Oriya Style Prawn Fry )















Cooking Time Required: 10-15 mins
Cost of Preparation: 80-100 rupees

Ingredients: Small/Medium sized Prawns ( 500 gm ), cumin powder ( 1 tsp ), red chillis ( 3-4 nos ), turmeric ( 1 tsp ), garlic pods ( 6-7 nos ), green chillis ( 2-3nos ), vegetable oil ( 3 tsp ), mustard oil ( 1 tsp ), salt .

Preparation: Wash the prawns and remove the veins while keeping the shell. Add salt and turmeric, keep aside for 10-15 mins for marination.

Cooking: Heat a pan. Add the vegetable oil. When the oil starts smoking, break the red chillis into 2-3 pieces and add to the pan.

Add the marinated prawn . Sprinkle cumin powder. Stir fry till almost cooked. Do not overcook as the prawns will lose their juices and become dry.

Add the mustard oil and cook for 2-3 mins. Remove from fire.

Crush the garlic pods and green chillis and add a little bit of salt. Serve with the fried prawns.

This preparation perfectly compliments 'pakhala bhata', an oriya rice dish popularly consumed during the summer.


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2 comments:

  1. Wishing you and ur family a happy and prosperous new year...droolworthy prawn fry..

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