Hariyali Jhinga / Shrimp in green masala

Hariyali Jhinga

Ingredients (Serves 4 – 5)

1. Shrimp – 20- 25, cleaned and washed

2. Cilantro – 1 small bunch

    Mint leaves – 1/2 cup

    Curry leaves – 10

    Green chilies –  4 – 5

3. Onion – 3/4 cup, finely chopped

    Ginger-garlic paste – 1.5 tsp

     Curry leaves – 5, finely chopped (optional)

4. Turmeric powder – 2 pinches

5. Cumin powder – 1/4 tsp

    Coarsely ground pepper – 1/2 tsp or as required to taste

    Garam masala powder – 2 – 3 pinches

6. Lemon juice – 1 – 2 tsp

7. Salt – To taste

8. Oil – 1.5 tbsp

Method

1. Grind all the ingredients numbered 2 to a paste. Keep aside.

2. Heat oil in a pan at medium heat. Saute finely chopped onion, ginger-garlic paste and chopped curry leaves, if using. When onion turns light golden in color, add turmeric powder and mix well.  Next add ground green paste, enough salt and saute for 2 – 3 minutes until oil starts separating. Now add the cleaned shrimp and mix well. Add cumin powder, pepper powder and garam masala powder. Cook for 4 – 5 minutes until the shrimp is well-coated with the green masala (do not overcook). Finally add in the lemon juice and mix well. Serve the delicious hariyali jinga with rice / rotis.

Recipe Courtesy – Vahrehvah.com

Hariyali jhinga

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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