Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry | How to make Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry

By Shaheen Ali  |  1st Feb 2017  |  
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Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curryby Shaheen Ali
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    2

    People

15

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About Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry Recipe

Pepe Chingri is a very popular Bengali Prawn curry made with green papaya and comes from the coastal region of West Bengal. Green papaya or Raw papaya cooked in a simple yet delectable curry is teemed up with prawns or chingri to make an amazing dish that is enjoyed with hot steamed rice.

Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry by Shaheen Ali will help you to prepare the perfect Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry in your kitchen at home. Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry needs 10 minutes for the preparation and 20 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry. In case you have any questions on how to make the Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Shaheen Ali. Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry

Ingredients to make Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry

  • 500 gms papaya Green / Raw
  • 150 gms Prawn / Chingri
  • 3 - 4 tbsps onion Paste
  • 1 - 2 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1.5 tsps Chili Powder Red
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 4 tbsps mustard Oil
  • 1 tsp salt (adjustable)
  • 1 tbsp coriander Fresh (chopped)

How to make Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry

  1. Wash, peel and cut green papaya into medium pieces and keep aside. Wash and clean prawns nicely under running water, strain and keep aside.
  2. Heat 1 tbsp of mustard oil in a non-stick pan and saute the prawns with 1/2 tsp salt and turmeric for few minutes. Collect and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a wok and also add the left over oil after frying prawns.
  4. Add bay leaf and just after 3-4 sec add onion paste and fry till raw smell goes off and onion turns golden in color.
  5. Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and salt, fry till oil starts leaving from sides.
  6. Add green papaya pieces and mix well. Cover the lid and cook for 3-4 mins.
  7. Now add prawns and enough water to make a curry. Let the curry come to a boil, simmer the flames and cook with lid closed till papaya softens.
  8. Turn off the gas and garnish with fresh coriander. Serve pepe chingri with hot, steamed rice.

Reviews for Pepe Chingri | Bengali Green Papaya Prawn Curry (1)

Parul Goel2 years ago

yummmm
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