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Echore Chingri Bharta (Raw jackfruit Prawns Curry)

Bethica Das
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Echore Chingri Bharta (Raw jackfruit Prawns Curry) RECIPE

Prawns contains proteins and vitamins. Raw jackfruit is good for diabetics as it has dietary fibre and lot of water content. So the combination of these two super foods makes for a good side dish to be relished with rice or chapatis.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Everyday
  • West Bengal
  • Sauteeing
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 1 small raw jackfruit, cubed
  2. 1/2 cup prawns, deveined & cleaned
  3. any oil for deep frying
  4. 3 tbsp. mustard oil
  5. 2-3 dry red chilies
  6. 1 tsp. nigella seeds
  7. 1/4 tsp. asafoetida
  8. 2 tbsp. garlic, chopped
  9. 1 onion, chopped
  10. 1-2 green chilies, chopped
  11. salt to taste
  12. 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder
  13. 1 tsp. cumin powder


  1. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the chopped jackfruit till light golden brown in colour. Drain and keep aside to cool. Blend into a smooth paste by adding some water.
  2. Heat 2 tbsp. mustard oil in a pan / kadai and saute the red chilies. Drain and crush them. keep aside. Then fry the prawns till it changes colour. Drain and keep aside.
  3. Temper the oil with nigella seeds and saute for a few seconds. Add the garlic and asafoetida and stir fry till light brown.
  4. Add in the onion and green chilies. Saute till light brown.
  5. Now add the blended jackfruit mix, salt, turmeric powder, crushed dry red chilies and cumin powder.
  6. Stir fry on a low flame for 2-3 minutes and add the fried prawns. Continue to cook till dry.
  7. When done, add the remaining mustard oil and switch off the flame. Toss well.
  8. Garnish with the crushed fried chilies. Serve as a side dish with rice or chapatis.

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