What is white belly shrimp?

What is white belly shrimp?

White belly shrimp is a very tiny shrimp found in the brown muddy waters of Guyana, not dirty water, just brown water. It can be consumed with the shell on since it is soft and quite thin. It is very tasty once fried as the skin turns slightly crisp.

How do you make Guyanese shrimp curry?

In a small bowl add curry powder, cumin, garam masala, crushed garlic, green seasoning and water to form a paste. When the oil is hot, add curry paste. Cook curry for 5 minutes, stirring frequently to prevent burns. Add onion and saute for about 3 minutes then add Shrimp to curry and stir-fry for 3-5 mins.

How do you make curry shrimp?


  1. Heat ghee in a large skillet or dutch oven over medium heat.
  2. Add in curry powder, salt, pepper and cinnamon and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute.
  3. Add coconut milk and lime juice and bring up to a boil.
  4. Drop in shrimp and continue to simmer until the shrimp is opaque and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes.

How do you make Guyanese pumpkin curry?


  1. 1 ½ lbs pumpkin, chopped finely.
  2. 3 tbsp oil.
  3. 2 heaping tbsp green seasoning or (1 small yellow onion sliced,
  4. 5 minced garlic cloves, 2 wiri wiri peppers)
  5. 1 large tomato.
  6. 1 tsp salt to start (add more to suit your taste)
  7. dash of black pepper.
  8. dash of Adobo.

How do you make Guyanese roti?


  1. Sift flour, baking powder and salt together.
  2. Add water a little at a time and knead into a soft smooth ball.
  3. Rub a little oil on the top of the dough ball to prevent from crusting.
  4. Divide dough into equal parts.
  5. From one end roll dough to form a log.
  6. Heat tawah or cast iron skillet to medium heat.

How do you make Guyanese curry sauce?

In a bowl, mix 4 heaping tbsp fresh seasoning, 4 tbsp masala, 3 tsbp curry powder, ½ tsp geera, and ⅓ cup water into a paste. Heat an iron pot with 6 tbsp oil. Add masala-curry powder paste and fry for 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly until mixture looks darker and not watery .

How do you make shrimp curry without coconut milk?


  1. 1/2 cup uncooked white rice.
  2. 1 cup water.
  3. 2 tablespoons all purpose flour.
  4. 2 teaspoons curry powder.
  5. 2 teaspoons granulated sugar.
  6. 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  7. 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger.
  8. 1/2 pound (8 ounces) raw shrimp, peeled, deveined, and patted dry.

How do you make Filipino shrimp curry?


  1. Arrange shrimp in a large bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  3. Once the oil becomes hot, saute onion for 30 seconds.
  4. Add garlic, ginger, and tomato.
  5. Pour coconut milk into the pot.
  6. Add curry powder.
  7. Add Knorr Shrimp Cube.
  8. Add turmeric powder and bell peppers (red and green).

What goes in shrimp curry?

Ingredients You Need:

  1. Raw, peeled + deveined jumbo shrimp (can keep the tails on or off)
  2. Crushed tomatoes.
  3. Full fat coconut milk.
  4. Yellow onion.
  5. Fresh garlic and ginger.
  6. Lime.
  7. Curry powder, cumin, turmeric, coriander, cayenne pepper, red pepper flakes, salt.
  8. Jasmine rice.

How do you make Guyanese chicken curry?

Heat oil, add onions, garlic and pepper; cook for 2 minutes. Add to pot, curry powder and garam massala; fry this mixture with the onions and garlic for about 5-8 minutes on medium heat. Add chicken and salt to taste and cook for about 15 to 20 minutes.

How do you cook a Trinidad pumpkin style?

How to cook Pumpkin Choka (Talkari)

  1. Put pumpkin, water, garlic and salt in a heavy saucepan and steam on low heat until pumpkin is tender (mashed up)
  2. Add oil.
  3. Add salt to taste and leave to simmer to till consistency you prefer (don’t let all the liquid dry out)