Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cumin | How to make Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cumin

By Tanushree Bhowmik  |  10th May 2016  |  
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Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cuminby Tanushree Bhowmik
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About Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cumin Recipe

It is a simple, everyday curry made in Bengali homes.

Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cumin

Ingredients to make Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cumin

  • Prawns – 4 large (shelled, cleaned and deveined)
  • potato – 1 medium sized (peeled and cubed)
  • tomato – 1 medium (chopped finely)
  • mustard oil – 2 tbsp
  • Green chilli – 2
  • cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
  • turmeric Powder – 1 tsp
  • Kashmiri red chilli powder – 1 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • Spice paste: Dry roast 1 tsp cumin seeds, 2 dry red chilli and make a fine paste with 1" piece of ginger, 1/2 tsp turmeric powder and little water

How to make Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cumin

  1. 1. Marinate prawns with salt, turmeric and little Kashmiri red chilli.
  2. 2. Heat the mustard oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds and slit green chillies.
  3. 3. Add the cubed potato, salt and turmeric to the pan. Sauté and then cover the pan till potatoes are half done.
  4. 4. Add a spice paste and a splash of water.
  5. 5. Fry the masala till the water evaporates and the chopped tomato. Fry till tomato is mushy.
  6. 6. Add water, bring to boil and put in the prawns. Cook till prawns are done and gravy is coating consistency. The potatoes will also be cooked through by then.
  7. 7. Garnished with chopped fresh coriander.
  8. 8. Serve with steamed white rice.

Reviews for Bengali style prawn curry with ginger and cumin (2)

Sukhmani Bedi6 months ago

very nice bengali recipe
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Reema Thukral2 years ago

The prawns look so yummy, can't wait to try.
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