Indian Stir-Fried Shrimp in Cream Sauce (Bhagari Jhinga) Recipe

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Submitted by elizabethrose5

Makes 4 servings



This dish is not too spicy, and is very easy to make. It is best served over basmati rice.

Recipe Ingredients for Indian Stir-Fried Shrimp in Cream Sauce (Bhagari Jhinga)

1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon splenda
1 teaspoon garam masala
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro
1 fresh jalapeno pepper, chopped
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 cup coconut milk
3 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon black mustard seed
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/4 pounds medium shrimp - peeled and deveined
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoon cold water

Recipe Directions for Indian Stir-Fried Shrimp in Cream Sauce (Bhagari Jhinga)

  1. In a medium bowl, stir together tomato paste, salt, sugar, garam masala, ground cumin seed, ground red pepper, cilantro, jalapeno pepper, lemon juice, and coconut milk. Set coconut sauce aside.

  2. Heat oil in a wok or frying pan over medium-high heat. When oil is hot, add the mustard seeds, and cook until they begin to pop. Immediately stir in garlic, and cook until garlic begins to brown. Add shrimp, and cook until shrimp is opaque; this should take only a minute or two. Pour the coconut sauce over the shrimp; cook until the sauce begins to simmer. In a small bowl, mix together cornstarch and water; stir into the sauce, and continue cooking until thick.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish, Indian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 235.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
239
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
26.6g
41%
Saturated Fat
14.7g
74%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
278mg
93%
Sodium
627mg
26%
Potassium
235mg
7%
Total Carbohydrates
8.7g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1.9g
8%
Sugars
3.8g
Protein
32.4g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 11%
Calcium 6% Iron 33%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in cholesterol
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