This is my variation of a West Bengali recipe for cooking shrimp (prawns) in yogurt.

Here in East Anglia we have plenty of Eastern European supermarkets - some of the smoked and spicy sausages are fantastic. I thought they might go well with thes: Here goes!

Prawns and potato cooked in yogurt (Doi Jhingri)
Calories per serving:551
Ready in:55 minutes
Prep. time:30 minutes
Cook time:25 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:18th August 2018

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The basic ingredients for Doi Jhingri


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  1. Par-boil the cubed potatoes for 10 minutes, or until beginning to soften
  2. Mix the yogurt, ginger, garlic, jaggery and powdered spices together
  3. Heat the ghee in wok and add the whole spices
  4. Stir-fry the onion for 3 or 4 minutes
  5. Add the potatoes, Kabanosy and stir fry for 10 minutes until the potatoes are just starting to crisp - sprinkle a little water if needed
  6. Remove from the heat and stir in the yogurt cook gently for 5 minutes
  7. Add the prawns and cook for a further 5 minutes

Serving suggestions

Serve with a green vegetable

Recipe source

  • The India cookbook - all 1.5 kg of it!

Chef's notes

Kebanosy are Kebanos, pork spicy sausages - Morrisons also sell these in our area

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