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Shrimp Jalfrezi

From Tilda Kitchen

  • 0 - 30 Minutes
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A delicious jalfrezi with a seafood twist. Mix up your usual midweek menu and serve up this tasty curry in only 20 minutes. Replace shrimp with sweet potato and lentils for a tasty vegetarian alternative.



  • 1 pouch Tilda Pure Basmati rice
  • 1 tbs oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 thumb ginger, grated
  • 1 green chili, sliced
  • 1 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 tbs hot curry powder
  • 1 cup canned chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbs tomato puree
  • 1 tbs peri-peri sauce
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 preserved lemon, finely chopped
  • 7oz raw shrimp
  • Salt and black pepper to season

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan and add the onions, garlic, ginger, chili, and pepper, and fry for about 5–7 minutes to soften.
  2. Add the curry powder and cook for 1–2 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes, tomato puree, peri peri sauce, water, and preserved lemon and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the shrimp and cook until they turn pink.
  5. Season with salt and pepper and serve piping hot.
  6. Heat Tilda Pure Basmati rice as per pouch instructions and serve alongside the curry.