Jhinga Kosha (Prawn in dry tomato)

Jhinga Kosha is a very tasty starter dish. It’s a dry dish. Generally its good to have with medium size prawns. It will take very few hour t prepare this recipe.

Jhinga Kosha Recipe Ingredients

  • Medium sized Prawns washed properly
  • 1 tomato chopped finely
  • 1 onion chopped finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste/ Grated ginger
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste/ Grated garlic
  • 1/2 tbsp turmeric paste
  • 1 tbsp jeera paste
  • salt to taste
  • little sugar

Jhinga kosha preparation steps

First of all marinate the prawns with turmeric powder & salt and then shallow fry the prawns.Keep them aside.

In a pan heat oil and add ginger & garlic.Fry for 1 min and then add onions & Green chili. Fry the onions till they turn brown. Add jeera powder and fry for few minutes. Now add the half fried prawns.Continue frying for next few min.

After that add the chopped tomato.Wait till the this mixture fried properly and it will look like oily and very thick. Now add little water, so that everything mix finally well.Check the taste and if required add salt.

You can add sugar also to reduce the bitterness, if any.

Cover the pan for few min so that everything cook well.

Reduce the water and make the dish dry.

Serve hot with coriander leaves and spring onions.


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