Bhapa Chingri - Mustard Shrimp

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READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by mollypaul

A lively-flavored shrimp dish from our local paper. Serve with rice. Mustard oil is available at stores that carry a selection of Indian foods.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Grind mustard seeds to a powder.
  2. Place into a large bowl.
  3. Add turmeric and water; put into a bowl large enough to accommodate shrimp.
  4. Stir into a paste and let rest for 15 minutes.
  5. Heat the oil in a skillet to smoking point.
  6. Cool and pour over the mustard/turmeric paste.
  7. Add the ginger, chilies and salt; mix well.
  8. Rinse the shrimp and pat dry.
  9. Toss thoroughly in the mustard mixture.
  10. Transfer to a steamer container and cover tightly with foil.
  11. Set up the steamer,.
  12. When the water comes to a boil, place the dish inside and steam 20 to 25 minutes.

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