BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) | How to make BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn)

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Created on 7th Oct 2015
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  • By Suronita Das
    Created on 7th Oct 2015

About BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn)

Bhapa is steamed and steaming is a honored way to cook in Bengal; spice coated, packed, sealed and cooked while you hold your breath, waiting for the first whiff of the exhilarating aroma. This is a quintessential dish, made with a mix of mustard and poppy seed paste, slender hot chili peppers and a generous drizzle of mustard oil.

BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) is a delicious dish which is liked by the people of every age group. BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) by Suronita Das is a step by step process which is best to understand for the beginners. BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) is a dish which comes from West Bengal cuisine and is very much popular throughout the worldwide This recipe is perfect to serve 2 people. You can find this dish at almost every restaurant and you can also prepare this at your home. It is an easy recipe which doesn't take so much time. This amazing and mouthwatering BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) takes few minute for the preparation and 45 minute for cooking. The aroma of this BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) make you more hungry and you couldn't stop yourself from having this. When you want to prepare something very tasty and delicious for any party or special occasion then BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) will be the best option for you. The flavor of BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) is unforgettable and you will enjoy each and every bite of this. Try this BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) at your weekends and impress your family and friends.

  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time45mins
  • Serves2People

Ingredients to make BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn)

  • Medium size Chingri/Prawn/Shrimp - 20
  • White Mustard Seed - 1/2 cup (soak in water for 10 minutes)
  • Black Mustard Seeds - 5tbsp (soak in water for 10 minutes)
  • Poppy Seeds - 2 tbsp (soak in water for 10 minutes)
  • Green Chilies - 7 to 8
  • Red Chili Powder - 1 tbsp
  • Mustard Oil - 5 to 6 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder - 2 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Sugar as per taste
  • Grated Cococut - 1/2 cup
  • curd - 1 cup
  • Kalonji - 1 tsp

How to make BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn)

  1. Clean the Chingri very well and keep them aside. Now marinade the chingri with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp turmeric powder and set aside for 20 minutes.
  2. Take a small grinder and make a smooth paste of Black Mustard seeds with 2 green chilies, salt,(chilies and salt to remove the bitterness of black mustard seeds) white mustard seeds and Poppy seeds with some water.
  3. Pour this paste in a bowl, add red chili powder, salt, sugar, curd, Turmeric powder and mix well.
  4. Take a pan heat with a little oil, fry the Chingri for 2 - 3 minutes and keep aside. Then, in the same pan pour some more mustard oil and add kalonji.
  5. After a few minutes, add the whole paste mixture. Saute it for a few minutes till the oil oozes out from the masala. Add all the fried chingri and green chilies and mix well.
  6. Close the lid of the pan and cook it on low flame for 15 minutes, give a gentle stir in between and at the last add grated coconut and little more mustard oil.
  7. Close the lid for 10 minutes more. Turn off the heat let the curry stand for 10 - 15 minutes. After 10 minutes open the lid and serve hot with Steamed Rice.

Reviews for BHAPA CHINGRI (prawn) (2)

Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago
Looks so tempting!

Namu Manandhar2 years ago
Sounds tasty and looks absolutely delicious :D