Kumro Chingri Boti

Kumro Chingri Boti

Indian, Side, Pumpkin, Bengali recipe, Shrimp curry
Cooks in    Serves 2
Ingredients
  • 200gms buttenut squash or pumpkin, cut to bite size pieces
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup shrimps (10-15 pieces)
  • 1 teaspoon panchphoron
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2-3 green chilli, slit from the middle
  • 2 tablespoon mustard oil
  • Salt to taste
Directions
  • Clean and devein the shrimps, you can use the video below for help, mix these with a pinch of turmeric and salt
  • Heat a skillet and pour about half the mustard oil. Fry the shrimps till lightly pinkish in color, Strain out the excess oil with a kitchen towel and keep for later use
  • Heat the other half of oil, throw in the panchphoron and onion, fry till the onions are translucent. Add the pumpkin or butternut squash cubes
  • Add the turmeric powder, green chilli and season with salt. Fry for about 2-3 minutes. Pour in about 1 cup of lukewarm water. Cook covered till the pumpkin is almost cooked, pour extra water if required
  • Add the shrimps and cook uncovered for a few minutes more. Serve with warm white rice.

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