Bombay Shrimp

Bombay Shrimp

5 reviews, 4.6 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 30 minutes

Shrimp in a spicy sauce. Indian style.


1 pound shrimp; medium raw
1 teaspoon garlic paste
1 teaspoon ginger; --fresh crushed
4 tablespoons tamarind paste; - Tamicon
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/4 teaspoon red chile powder
1/4 teaspoon salt; -- to taste
2 tablespoons Vegetable oil
3 cloves Garlic; chopped fine
1/2 cup Coconut milk
2 medium Jalapeno chiles; -- chopped
1 tablespoon cilantro; finely chopped

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



Peel the shrimp and place in a large bowl. Add ginger, garlic, and tamarind pastes, turmeric powder, chile powder and salt to the shrimp. Mix well and set aside for 10 minutes.

Heat the oil in a pan, add garlic cloves and stir until brown. Add shrimp and stir for 2 minutes, so that the shrimp begins to brown. Add coconut milk, cilantro and green chiles. Turn the heat off when the gravy begins to simmer. Serve with steamed Basmati rice.

Nutrition (Does not include the rice):

Cals: 170, Fat: 15g, Chol: 172mg, Sodium: 325mg, Potassium: 387mg

Carbs: 10g, Fiber: 1g, Protein: 25g.


We usually side this with some chutney and cucumber sauce (Raita). Chapati are used to eat this dish in the Indian style.

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BDevild 3y ago

I am not a huge fan of this type of dish usually, but this is amazing!
paulabruskotter 4y ago

very tasty
ltparran 4y ago

Can you please add the measurements to the ingredients list? Thanks! Look forward to making this : )
Bullygirl69 4y ago

We usually side this with some chutney and cucumber sauce (Raita). Chapati are used to eat this dish in the Indian style. [I posted this recipe.]
promfh 10y ago

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