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Chingudi Sukhua Chura (Spiced Dried Prawns)

sweta biswal
0 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Chingudi Sukhua Chura (Spiced Dried Prawns) RECIPE

Dried prawns and frugal selection of ingredients thrown together into a fantastic concoction!

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Everyday
  • Orissa
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes
  • Low Fat

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 2 cups of dried shrimp (chingudi sukhua)
  2. 3 dry red chillis
  3. 7 garlic flakes
  4. 2 green chillis
  5. 1 tsp mustard oil
  6. 1 small onion
  7. 1 tsp chopped cilantro
  8. salt to taste


  1. Wash and drain the prawns.
  2. Crush the garlic flakes. Cut the onions and green chillies into small pieces.
  3. Heat 1 tsp of mustard oil in a wok. Break the red chillies into 2 - 3 numbers and add to the wok along with half of the crushed garlic and washed prawns.
  4. Fry till the prawns become crispy .
  5. Remove from the wok and crush the prawns with a rolling pin.
  6. Add the remaining garlic, onions, cilantro and green chillis. Sprinkle a few drops of raw mustard oil and salt. Mix well .
  7. Serve with white rice and dal or 'Pakhala', the famous watery rice from Odisha.

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