Shrimp – Health Benefits, Nutritional Values & Recipe

Scientific name- Caridea
Hindi Name- jheenga

Nutritional values:

Calcium‎: ‎ (5%) 54 mg
Water‎: ‎83.01 g
Cholesterol‎: ‎0.0013 g
Vitamin A‎: ‎180 IU

Health Benefits: Shrimp has excellent sources of vitamin B12. Specific vitamin is important for proper functioning of brain. It is essential for maturation and formation of blood cells. These items are good sources of fatty acids of omega-3. This reduces risks of problems of cardiovascular since it reduces blood cholesterol.

Usage: Fishing: Techniques commercially for netting wild shrimps includes shrimps baiting, otter trawls and seines. Farming: Shrimp farms are aquaculture businesses for marine prawns or shrimps cultivation for consumption human-wise. Aquaria: Many shrimp types have been kept in aquarium in homes.

5 Famous Shrimp Recipes are as follows:

Shrimp Curry, Shrimp Masala, Shrimp Roast, Shrimp Fry and 4 Minute Spicy Garlic Shrimp

How to Cook Shrimp Curry : Following are one simple Shrimp Curry Recipe

Ingredients are:

Shrimp (peeled and washed) – 500g, Potatoes- 200g, Onion- 250g, Tomato- 200g
Ginger and Garlic Paste- 2 tablespoon, Oil- 3 tablespoon
Coriander leaves- 1 bunch
Salt- as per taste
Turmeric powder- 1 teaspoon, Garam masala- 1 teaspoon

Procedure is as follows: Heat oil in a saucepan. After sufficient heating fry shrimps. Make gravy of potato, onion, ginger garlic paste, salt, tomato, coriander leaves, garam masala till potato is boiled and gravy is thickened. Then pour Shrimp fry. Wait for 5 minutes. Stir in between. Shrimp Curry is ready. Serve hot with roti, paratha or rice. Garnish with spring onions or mint leaves.