Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) | How to make Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style)

By Bethica Das  |  4th Feb 2018  |  
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Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style)by Bethica Das
  • Prep Time

    10

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  • Cook Time

    15

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  • Serves

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About Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) Recipe

I am a big fan of seafood and prawns tops the list. I like indulging in this authentic Bengali delicacy of chingri (prawns) malai curry paired with steamed rice. Oh! it is a total bliss. So comforting and a soul satisfying meal experience. I can never get tired of having yummy slightly fried prawns dunked in a creamy textured gravy. Learnt it from my late mom and nowadays cooking it brings a lot of past memories and of course makes me nostalgic.

Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in West Bengal. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 10 minute for the preparation and 15 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) by Bethica Das in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) at your home without any difficulties. Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) is one of the representative dishes of West Bengal which you can serve in any special occasions.

Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style)

Ingredients to make Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style)

  • 250 gms, prawns, deveined & cleaned
  • 2 tbsp. mustard oil
  • 1 tsp. kalonji (nigella seeds)
  • 1" cinnamon stick
  • 2 green cardamoms
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds, soaked for an hour
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1" ginger, sliced
  • 2--3 garlic cloves
  • 2-3 fresh green / red chilies
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp; garam masala powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 & 1/2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 tsp. coriander leaves

How to make Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style)

  1. Grind the soaked cumin seeds, ginger, garlic, 1 fresh chilly and onion along with 1/4 cup water into a fine paste. Add the turmeric powder and garam masala powder to it and keep aside.
  2. Marinate the prawns with a pinch of turmeric powder and salt for 10 minutes. Heat oil in a pan and saute them for a minute or till they turn pink in colour. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan. Temper with kalonji, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves.
  4. Add the ground paste and fry till oil separates.
  5. Add the coconut milk, salt, fried prawns and slit fresh chily.
  6. Simmer for 2-3 minutes. Serve, garnished with coriander leaves.

Reviews for Chingri Malai Curry (Prawns in Coconut Milk Gravy - Bengali Style) (1)

Shikha Roy7 months ago

It seems to be so yummyyy...
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