Shrimp Fried Poha
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Shrimp Fried Poha is a delicious Indian breakfast recipe which is made of cooked beaten rice and freshly brought baby shrimps with all the aromatic Indian spices.
Recipe type: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
  • 1 bowl beaten rice
  • 1 small bowl fresh shrimps, washed and peeled
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • ½ tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 big onion, finely chopped
  • 4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder or paste
  • 5-6 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 8-10 curry leaves, washed
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt according to taste
  • ½ tsp sugar (optional)
  • ½-1 tsp lemon juice (optional)
  • water
  • oil to cook
  1. Wash shrimps very well and marinate them with ½ tsp turmeric powder and salt for 5 minutes.
  2. Wash beaten rice under running water very properly and sock in small cup water.
  3. Take a deep pan and heat oil. Fry the shrimps and keep them aside. Do not over fry them.
  4. Heat fresh oil again. When oil is hot keep it in low flame. Add mustard seeds into it.
  5. After 30 secs add cumin seeds. After another 30 secs add chopped green chilies, curry leaves.
  6. Saute them for 2 minutes. Now add chopped onion and garlic and fry till they become golden.
  7. You can keep medium flame now. Add ginger, cumin paste or powder, sugar, half cup water.
  8. Mix them well and add shrimps. Cook them till spices starts leaving water and aroma.
  9. Now add soaked beaten rice, salt, turmeric powder and lemon juice.
  10. Mix them very well and keep stirring and cooking for another 5 minutes.
  11. Your shrimp fried poha is ready. Serve it hot.
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