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Prawns sidedish (Sungta upkari)

Sungta upkari is shrimps cooked in onion, tomato mixture spiced with ginger and green chillies. Few coriander leaves take it to the next level.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 2 -3


  • Prawns 1 and 1/2 cups
  • Onions 3/4th cup
  • Tomatoes 1/2 cup
  • Ginger piece 1"
  • Green chillies 2-3
  • Coriander leaves 2-3 strands
  • Turmeric a pinch
  • Oil 1 tea spn
  • Salt


  • Heat oil and fry onions and finely chopped ginger till onions turn translucent(Do not brown the onions ).
  • Add green chillies and tomato. Fry for 5 mins. Now add prawns, turmeric and salt. Fry for around 5mins.
  • Add chopped coriander, cover and cook till completely done. (The prawns turn to white when they are cooked).