Sukha Kardi/Dried Shrimps are shrimps that have been sun-dried and shrunk to a thumbnail size. They are used in many East Asian, Southeast Asian and South Asian cuisines, imparting a unique umami taste. A handful of shrimp is generally used for dishes. The flavors of this ingredient are released when allowed to simmer.
Generally used as a condiment, you don’t need to rehydrate papery dried shrimps before cooking it or eating it. You can eat the papery dried shrimp raw, but we recommend you to cook it slightly before eating it. … Alternatively, you can sprinkle them into hot soups or incorporate them into eggs before cooking