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Bagda chingri jhaal

Sukanya Basu
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Bagda chingri jhaal RECIPE

An awesome bengali dish with spicy prawns in a yummy gravy.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • West Bengal
  • Stir fry
  • Simmering
  • Main Dish
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Tiger prawn-8
  2. Lime-1
  3. Turmeric powder-2 tbsp
  4. Poppy seed paste-8tbsp
  5. Mustard paste-6 tbsp
  6. Kashmiri red chilli powder-3 tbsp
  7. Green chillies-6-7
  8. Mustard oil
  9. Kalonji-2tsp
  10. Salt and sugar as per taste
  11. Corriander leaves-a bunch


  1. De-vein the prawns and marinate using lime, turmeric powder and salt.Keep aside for 10 min.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and Fry the prawns till golden red.keep aside
  3. In the same pan add kalonji.Let it splutter.
  4. To it add the mustard and poppy seed paste.Cook on sim flame.
  5. Add turmeric powder and Kashmiri red chilli powder.
  6. Add the prawn and salt and sugar at this stage.
  7. To it add little water and cover and cook for another 5 min.
  8. Sprinkle with corriander leaves
  9. Check for the oil to come on top.
  10. The dish is ready to be devoured.

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Maithili Iyer
Maithili Iyer   Jun-07-2017


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