Una's Chingri Pui Shak Bhaji (Shrimp-Spinach)

    35 mins

    My sister in law cooks pui shak with chingri in a slightly different way than my mom-she likes the dish a bit dry for which she uses the frying method, whereas my mom likes to have the dish with a lot of gravy and uses quite a bit of water. It is a very popular dish during the season when a lot of shrimps are available.


    Dhaka, Bangladesh
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    Serves: 5 

    • 1/4 cup Vegetable or Soyabean oil
    • One handful Small Golda Chingri ( shrimp) without the head and tail cut
    • 1 tablespoon Ginger paste
    • 1 tablespoon Garlic paste
    • 1 cup Sliced onions
    • As needed salt
    • 6-7 Green chillies cut in half along the length
    • 1/2 tablespoon Turmeric powder
    • 1/2 tablespoon Red Chilli powder
    • 1/2 kg Pui Shak ( Pui Spinach)

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

    1. Ingredients snapshot: Golda Chingri ( shrimp) without its head and tail, sliced onions, green chillies and ginger and garlic paste.
    2. Ingredient snapshot: Pui Shak ( Pui Spinach)
    3. Ingredients snapshot: Salt, Turmeric and Red Chilli Powder.
    4. Heat oil for 1-2 minutes. Add the shrimps and fry for about 3-4 minutes until the shrimps are light brown.
    5. Add ginger and garlic paste. Stir and add sliced onions, salt and 3-4 half cut green chillies. Add turmeric and red chilli powder and stir for a bit. The shrimps should have turned brown by now.
    6. Add the Pui Shak ( Pui Spinach) to the shrimps, stir as the spinach leaves wilt. Mix well and fry until all the leaves wilt.
    7. Serve with green chillies :)

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    It was very easy and tastes exactly how my mom makes it..thank u for sharing it..I just added a little sugar to enhance the flavor!!  -  12 Jul 2015