Jhinga Nisha (Prawns in Saffron, Cashew Nut and Almond Sauce!)

90 mins (prep 30, cooking 60)
14 ingredients
4 servings
I found this recipe some months back in the 'Weekend magazine". This is a very traditional simple Bengali, Indian curry. My brother, who loves non-veg. food, seems to lick his fingers clean everytime we make it for him.

Categories:  weeknight , main-dish , seafood , shellfish , shrimp , indian , equipment , <-4-hours , stove-top , time-to-make , novelty , asian ,
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Serving Size (150.88 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 318.18 Calories from Fat 244.35
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 27.15g 167.1%
Saturated Fat 10.87g 217.49%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 48.14mg 64.19%
Sodium 353.33mg 58.89%
Total Carbohydrate 12.36g 16.48%
Dietary Fiber 2.34 g 37.5%
Sugars 6.22 g %
Protein 8.71g 69.69%
Vitamin A 473.69IU% Vitamin C 0.63mg%
Calcium 182.36mg% Iron 0.73mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9β€’Carbohydrate 4β€’Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
unsalted cashews, large raw shrimp, finely chopped onions, green chilies, finely chopped fresh ginger, pinch salt, fresh coriander