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Bhape Chingri

Sreemoyee Bhattacharjee
15 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Bhape Chingri RECIPE

A delicious dish of steamed prawns, cooked in a light yet spicy spices that is a delight to the palette.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Others
  • West Bengal
  • Blending
  • Microwaving
  • Side Dishes
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. Prawns (washed and peeled) - 12
  2. Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  3. Grated coconut - 3 tbsp
  4. Green chillies - 6
  5. Salt
  6. Sugar
  7. Mustard oil
  8. Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp


  1. Marinate the prawns in turmeric powder and salt for 30 minutes.
  2. Now make a paste of the mustard seeds, coconut, green chillies, sugar and salt with some water.
  3. Add this paste to the marinated prawns and transfer this to a microwaveable/oven proof bowl.
  4. Add some mustard oil to the above mixture and cook in a microwave for 6-8 minutes or for 20 minutes at 200 degrees celsius in a preheated oven.
  5. Sprinkle some mustard oil on top and serve.

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Sangeeta Jayaswal
Sangeeta Jayaswal   May-06-2016

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