Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry) | How to make Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry)

By Tamali Rakshit  |  29th Jul 2018  |  
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Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry)by Tamali Rakshit
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    60

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  • Serves

    10

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About Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry) Recipe

Prawn fritters in coconut gravy is an authentic bengali dish.

Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry)

Ingredients to make Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry)

  • FOR PRWAN FRITTERS :
  • 250gms small prawns
  • 3-4 tbsp shredded coconut
  • 1-2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3-4 garlic pods, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp ginger chopped or paste
  • 2-3 green chillies, chopped
  • salt according to taste
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala powder
  • 2 tbsp mustard Oil
  • FOR GRAVY:
  • one small onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 2-3 green chilli paste or according to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp coconut paste
  • 1 Cup coconut Milk
  • salt according to taste
  • 1/2 Teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp+1tsp mustard oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • For Tempering :
  • 2-3 green cardamoms
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 2-3 cloves

How to make Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry)

  1. Wash the prawns properly with running water.
  2. Place the prawns in a mixer grinder and make a chunky paste.
  3. Transfer the paste from grinder to a mixing bowl and add chopped onions-ginger-garlic-green chillies, salt, cornflour, turmeric powder, cumin powder and garam masala powder. Mix well.
  4. Now heat a pan with sufficient oil.
  5. Drop in the fritter batter in portions of about a quarter of a cup.
  6. Cook for 2-3 minutes per side, or until golden and cooked through.
  7. Remove the fried fritters from the pan and keep aside.
  8. Heat the mustard oil and ghee in the previously used pan. once hot, add the cinnamon stick, cloves and green cardamoms.
  9. when the whole spices begin to splatter, add the onions and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes until translucent.
  10. Now add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a further 3-4 minutes until golden brown.
  11. Next add the coconut and green chili paste, salt, sugar and turmeric powder. Saute for 2-3 minutes till oil separates.
  12. Now add coconut milk and 1/2 cup of water. Bring to boil and then immediately reduce the heat and Simmer for 3-4 minutes or until it is thick enough.
  13. Now add the prawn fritters, allow to simmer for a further 3-4 minutes and turn off the heat.
  14. Lastly add 1 tsp mustard oil and mix carefully with the gravy.
  15. Transfer the prawn fritters in coconut gravy into a plate and serve hot with steamd rice.

Reviews for Prawn fritters in coconut gravy (Chingri Borar Malai Curry) (1)

Reema Garga year ago

Deliciously amazing!
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