Monday, March 24, 2008

Pyanj Koli Chingri Mach diye ( Shrimp Spring Onion dry Curry)

Onions are good source of Vit B and Vit C ,with calcium ,iron and potassium .Like Garlic they also contains cycloallin ,an anticoagulant which helps protect against heart disease .Spring onion is well incorporated in salads in western dishes and in many Asiatic dishes also .Before cooking them ,just remove the bottom half inch from the root portions .They remains fresh mostly in cool places ..

This recipe can go very well with any small fish also like , Puti or Morula mach .

However for this Recipe Mustard Oil is must
Recipe requirements

1 Bunch spring onions
1 cup of cooked small shrimp ,follow this Shrimp Recipe .
2 medium size potato
1tsp of turmeric powder
1 tsp of red pepper powder
1tsp of salt
1 tsp of cumin seeds for tempering .
1 Tej patta (Bay leaf)
2-3 tbs of mustard oil
How to Proceed
Heat up the mustard oil in kadai or Heavy bottom pan .Temper the oil with cumin seeds,Tej Patta .
Add chopped Potatoes,stir fry them for 2-3 mints ,now add turmeric powder ,Red Pepper powder ,salt and stir for 1 mint.
Now add chopped spring onion and stir them ,cover and cook for 5-7 mints till the spring onions are cooked .add the cooked shrimp with it also .
Serve with Warm Cooked rice .

Here is Sandeepa of Bong Mom Cookbook version of this recipe piyajkolir-tarkari .

Happy cooking Friends .


  1. I love all the spices you are using in this dish - cumin, tumeric, bay, mustard oil....sounds delicious combined with spring onions+potato+baby shrimp!

    Spring onions are also a favorite/popular ingredient in Korean cooking.

    Thank you for a delicious post....

  2. Jaya I love shrimps and this one is awesome:)

  3. Dhivya,
    It taste so good with Rice ...do try making it ..

    welcome here
    I like the way spring onions are used in many Noodles dishes ...
    This combination of spice enhances the flavor of spring onions...

    hugs and smiles

  4. Looks yummy and different combination :) Sure it would have tasted great..

  5. **squints** is that really a shrimp? let me think of some veggie substitues! :)

  6. cham
    ya its a good combo ..and its taste great with rice ..

    its shrimp ,and I guess if to substitute it ,I think Soya nuggets or Nutri Nuggets will taste good ..
    hugs and smiles


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