Chingri Machar Malai Curry or Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

Prawn Malai Curry Recipe is a famous in Bengali dish.

This Prawn Malai Curry dish, famous in Bengali cuisine by the name of Chingri Machar Malai Curry. This traditional dish is prepared on most special occasions.

Prawn Malai Curry Recipe Ingredients

1 kilogram prawn
6 small cardamom
2 tbsp ginger paste
1 tsp chili powder
1 teaspoon garam masala powder
2 teaspoons Ghee
1 lemon
1 tablespoon lemon rind
150 ml refined oil
4 cloves
1/2 tablespoon cumin seeds
2 teaspoons cumin powder
1 teaspoon sugar
2 cups Coconut Milk
500 grams basmati rice
6 Kafir Lime Leaves
1/2 cup water

For marination

4 onions
1 teaspoon turmeric
2 tablespoons ground cumin paste
2 pinch salt

For garnishing

6 flakes of coriander leaves
1 teaspoon coconut flake

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Step 1
To make Chingri or Prawn Malai Curry , clean the prawn with lukewarm water. Then leave the prawn with 1/4 teaspoons turmeric, pinches of salt and onion, ginger and cumin seeds to marinate.
Prawn Malai Curry Recipe

Step 2
Then prepare ginger and onion paste in the mixer. Heat the ghee in a kadhai or deep pan, fry the prawn in it till it turns golden brown and keeps it aside in a bowl.

Step 3
Now heat the oil in a frying pan on a medium flame and add cardamom, cinnamon, cloves and bay leaf to it. Then cook onion and ginger paste in it for 4 to 5 minutes on low flame.
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Step 4
After this, fry the remaining turmeric, Kashmiri chilli powder, salt and garam masala with onions for a few seconds. Now cook the coconut milk and 1/2 cups of water till it comes to a boil.

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Step 5
Then cut green chilies with fried prawns in the gravy and cook for 5 to 6 minutes. After this, turn off the gas, garnish the  Prawn Malai Curry with coriander leaves and sprinkle coconut flakes over them and keep them aside.

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Step 6
After that, to make Gondhoraj (lime) rice, put basmati rice in water for one hour in a big pot and keep it aside.

Step 7
Now take water in the pan as per your requirement and add a pinch of salt and a teaspoon of lemon juice, a small piece of lemon peel, two kaffir lime leaves and a teaspoon of ghee to the boiling water with the puffed rice. Finally serve Prawn Mala Curry with Gondhoraj rice.

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