Shimpli Masala (Oyster Masala)

February 26th, 2011 Author: Vaibhavi


Shimpli 40-50
Potato 2-3
Tomato 2
Onions 3-4
Ginger 1″
Garlic cloves 4-5
Fresh coconut 3 cups
Coriander leaves 1 tbsp
Malvani masala 2 tsp
Garam masala 1 tsp
Turmeric powder 1/4 tsp
Oil 2 tbsp


How to make Shimpli Masala:

Wash shimpli cleanly.

Put on gas on low flame with lid for 4-5 min.

It will automatically open its mouth.

Take fleshy part and throw out empty part.

Chop tomato and onion finely.

Peel potato and make pieces of 3/4 inches.

Heat kadai and take 1 tbsp of oil.

Fry half portion of onion till golden.

Now add coconut,ginger and garlic.

Fry coconut till light brown.

Allow to cool and grind in a mixer.

In another pan heat 1 tbsp of oil and add remaining portion of onion.

When onion turns transperent add potato pieces.

Fry for 2-3 min.

Now add tomato,shimpli, malvani masala, garam masala and turmeric powder.

Mix finely and add salt.

Add 1 cup of water to cook.

When potato cooks finely add ground paste of coconut.

Mix well and boil on low flame for 2-3 min.

Add chopped finely chopped coriander leaves.

Shimpli masala is ready.

Serve hot with roti or bhakri.



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