Mustard Flavored Shrimp Curry


Shrimps are an excellent source of low-fat and low-cal protein and are abundant in Vitamins.It’s a great source of Omega3 fatty acids and an excellent way include a protein. It’s also high in iron, zinc and vitamin E but low in saturated fat.
Shrimps is a delicate seafood next to fish. It blends well other flavours and is fast to cook.Shrimps come in a varied range of size and colours.

Shrimps can be cooked in various ways Pan  fried Stir fried & deep fried. Curry or made into fritters. They can be served for starters, side dish or as a main course.For Seafood & Fish variations check my other

Chilli Fish & shrimp Chilli Prawns Prawn Malai Curry
its a mustard flavor Shrimp curry  and really goes well with steamed rice.

Ingredients

shrimp 500 Grams/1 lb

Mustard oil 4 Tbsp

Green chilly 1-2

Garlic 8 Clove

Yellow Mustard seeds 2 Tsp

Black mustard seeds- 1/2 tsp( for tempering)

Tomatoes 5 (medium )chopped

Curry leaves few springs(optional)

Salt -to taste

Red chilly powder 1 tsp or to taste

Turmeric powder- 1 tsp

coriander leaves -chopped (optional)

water -for gravy

method
soak yellow mustard seeds in a water for 20-30 min
take a blender in this add garlic, green chilly and add soaked yellow mustard seeds, make a paste.
Heat mustard oil in a pan add black mustard seeds, reduce the flame add shrimp fry them for a minute and take out from the oil,
using same oil,add paste,saute it add salt, turmeric, curry leaves, tomatoes,chilly powder & cooked till paste start leaving oil & nice aroma comes. put the lid on let it cook for 5 minutes in a slow flame, add water, once come to boil .add fried shrimps put the lid on then it cook for 5 minutes in a slow flame, once u get desired consistency add chopped coriander leaves & served with steamed Rice/chapati .

tips:-
Adjust chilly powder & green chilly as per your Spice level
Enjoy Mustard flavor Shrimp curry .

Fish curry


Fried Fish in a mustard gravy .it’s a popular Dish in Bengal & Bihar
Ingredients
Tilapia /any fish with bone 1 kg
Yellow mustard seeds 2 tbsp
Garlic paste of (medium size Pods )3
Turmeric powder 2 tsp + 1/2 tbsp
Red chilli powder 1/2 tsp + 4 tsp
Tomatoes 3 medium size chopped
Salt to taste
Black Mustard seeds 1 tsp
Mustard oil for frying & cooking
Green Coriander leaves for garnishing
Water as required for gravy.
Method
Soak yellow mustard seeds for at least 30 minutes.
Clean & wash fish.Peel garlic & make a paste ,remove 2-3 tsp & add yellow mustard seeds & grind.make a smooth paste.
In a big bowl add fish 2 tsp of turmeric powder ,1 tsp of red chilli powder 2-3 tsp of garlic paste,salt mix properly & marinate for 15-20 minutes.
Heat oil in a pan add fish pieces & cook from both sides till it becomes crispy.remove on a paper towel .
Don’t discard oil use same to prepare gravy.add black mustard seeds once it crackled then add garlic mustard paste & cook on med heat adding turmeric powder ,chilli powder & salt (keep in mind we added salt while marinating)
till it started leaving oil .add chopped tomatoes cook till tomatoes become soft & paste start giving a nice aroma.
Add water give a boil add fried fish pieces on med heat for 5-7 min cook.so that Fish absorb gravy.Check seasoning.turn off heat.add green coriander leaves.serve with steamed rice/chappati.