"This Indian (Bengali) spicy shrimp curry can be made with a variable amount of spice, and goes great with basmati rice or naan." — TAVARUM
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green chile peppers, seeded and minced
salt to taste
peeled and deveined shrimp
This recipe is an original! True bengali cooking for people who love spices. I like to add a little more turmeric (about 1/2 tsp) and if you really like spice, I add 1 hot pepper (the kind you find at Indian grocery stores.) If you like the sauce very thick, add 1 tbs yogurt and let simmer instead of water. Thanks for the great recipe!
Made this with my sister-in-law for my Bengali husband. We didn't change anything except put in 1tbs sour cream at the end (instead of the yogurt suggested, didn't have any). Aunthentic and yummy! Be careful with the peppers, it really does add kick.
my 4 children (ages 7, 9, 13 & 19) really enjoyed this dish. will make it part of regular menu.
This was very good. I added some chopped green bell pepper and summer squash. Served with naan, basmatic & wild rice mix (Trader Joe's) and a store-bought mango chutney.
Truly excellent! I will definitely be making this again. I used Saffron since I accidentally didn't have tumeric -- that, I will do again. I would recommend using more garlic paste and, if you like spicy food, definitely include both peppers.
Very tasty. I did add the yogurt as Saira suggested (could tell while making it that it would really add to it). Was spicy and flavorful but not too hot. Good for those who want to try something different but concerned about the heat. Will definitely make it again!
Very good. I made it with a bit of yogurt and no water. Served with naan. Thanks for the recipe!
Added water and a couple dollups of yogurt to make a little gravy. Tried it both with uncooked and pre-cooked shrimp, I preferred the uncooked. Will make again and again and again - easy and quick to make!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Spicy Shrimp (Chingri Maach)
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 73
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