Thursday, March 4, 2010

Arvi chatpata

Arvi roots-boiled like poatoes, peeled, cubed,
Oil- 1 tbsp
mustard seeds-1/4 tsp
curry leaves- 1 sprig
turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp, crushed
Dhaniya powder- 1/4 tsp
chaat masala- 1/4 tsp

Heat oil in a kadai and all the above ingredients listed above and saute lightly to crisp the arvi chunks.

Shrimp 65


For the marinade:
3 lbs Shrimp
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1 tsp ginger & garlic paste
1 tbsp lime juice
1 egg

cooking oil for deep frying

For seasoning:
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp finely grated fresh ginger
2 garlic cloves finely chopped
6-8 Italian peppers
4 green chillies, slit
2sprig curry leaves
3 tbsp chilli garlic sauce (I used Ching's secret)
2 tbsp soy sauce
2 tbsp schezwan sauce
Salt to taste
5-6 stems spring onions

Marinated the shrimp and set aside for about an hr.
Heat oil for frying the shrimp and fry them to medium rare without overcrowding the oil.
Heat oil in a kadai/wok and add seasoning ingredients one at a time in the above order, sauteing for a few minutes before adding the next ingredient.Toss fried shrimp to coat well. Garnish with chopped spring onions and serve as an appetizer.