Monday, May 21, 2012

Chingudi Tarkari

For a home sick soul, and here is my soul curry :) :)

Chingudi Tarkari:


Chingudi / Prawn - 8-10 (i took the black tiger prawns)
Aloo / Potato - 2  cut into cubes ( you can take boiled potatoes also)
Tomato - I big one, cut into slices
Onion - 1 big cut 
Garlic-5-6 cloves
Ginger- 1/2 inch
Chilli powder- As per taste
Garam Masala- 1tsp
Cilantro Leaves- Finally chopped
Green Chilies- Optional
Turmeric Powder for marinating and cooking
Oil for shallow frying and cooking


Wash the prawns, Marinate it with salt and turmeric powder.Make a paste of the onion, ginger  garlic. In a pan heat the oil, and fry the prawns,till the outer shell changes the colour , keep it aside. If you are using the raw potatoes , fry them till its golden in colour for an enhanced taste. If you don't like the extra oil, you can use boiled potatoes in the curry.In the pan heat 2tbsp oil .  Fry the masala paste in the oil, with salt, chili powder and turmeric powder. When the raw smell of masala disappears ,add on the tomato slices. Cook it for another few mins till the tomato slices are soft and oil comes out of the masala. Stir in the potatoes and green chillies cook it for a while and add water to it. Bring it to boil ,and after the potatoes are well cooked add the fried prawns to it. Sprinkle  garam masala powder, and cilantro leaves. Serve hot with Rice . Enjoy :)