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Indian Main Course

Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

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66Min
Medium
A conversation about traditional Bengali cuisine can never be complete without Chingri-Malai Curry! ‘Chingri’ means prawn and ‘Malai’ means cream, but it’s the coconut milk in this recipe, that gives it the creaminess and smooth texture. So, if you love seafood and are in the mood to have something delicious, this is the recipe you need.

Ingredients

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4 Servings
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This dish was made for 4 here

50 gms
Maggi Coconut Milk Powder
300 gms
Prawn (Shelled & Deveined)
1 Pinch
Salt
0.5 Teaspoon
Turmeric Powder
2.5 Cups
Warm Water
4 Teaspoons
Mustard Oil
1 
Bay Leaf
2 
Green Cardamom
1 
Cinnamon (1 Inch Pieces)
5 
Cloves
1 
Onion (Chopped)
3 Cloves
Garlic (Crushed)
1 Tablespoon
Ginger Paste
0.5 Teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder
1 
Tomato (Chopped)
1 Teaspoon
Sugar
5 
Green Chillies (Slit)
1 Teaspoon
Ghee
0.5 Teaspoon
Garam Masala Powder

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Nutrition Value

Energy
462.83 kcal
Carbohydrates
9.92 g
Protein
16.35 g
Fats
11.28 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

66 Minutes
Step 1
20 Min
Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. Wash the prawns and smear them with a little salt along with ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder. Keep them aside. Dissolve the MAGGI Coconut Milk Powder in warm water. Chingri Malai Curry Recipe
Step 2
10 Min
Heat the mustard oil in a karahi and add the bay leaf along with the whole spices. When they start to splutter, add the chopped onion and crushed garlic. Fry the onions just till they turn light brown in colour. Chingri Malai Curry Recipe
Step 3
5 Min
Now add the ginger paste, the remaining (¼ teaspoon) turmeric powder and the red chilli powder. Fry for a minute. Chingri Malai Curry Recipe
Step 4
10 Min
Add the chopped tomatoes and fry well till cooked. Then, add the marinated prawns and sauté for 5 minutes. Chingri Malai Curry Recipe
Step 5
15 Min
Add the prepared MAGGI Coconut Milk Powder, salt, sugar and green chillies. Let it simmer for 8-10 minutes, until the prawns are cooked and the gravy thickens. Chingri Malai Curry Recipe
Step 6
5 Min
To finish, add ghee and garam masala powder and remove from fire. Chingri Malai Curry Recipe
Step 7
1 Min
Serve hot with steamed rice. Chingri Malai Curry Recipe
Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

Step 1 of 7

Prepare ingredients as mentioned in the list. Wash the prawns and smear them with a little salt along with ¼ teaspoon of turmeric powder. Keep them aside. Dissolve the MAGGI Coconut Milk Powder in warm water.

Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

Step 2 of 7

Heat the mustard oil in a karahi and add the bay leaf along with the whole spices. When they start to splutter, add the chopped onion and crushed garlic. Fry the onions just till they turn light brown in colour.

Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

Step 3 of 7

Now add the ginger paste, the remaining (¼ teaspoon) turmeric powder and the red chilli powder. Fry for a minute.

Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

Step 4 of 7

Add the chopped tomatoes and fry well till cooked. Then, add the marinated prawns and sauté for 5 minutes.

Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

Step 5 of 7

Add the prepared MAGGI Coconut Milk Powder, salt, sugar and green chillies. Let it simmer for 8-10 minutes, until the prawns are cooked and the gravy thickens.

Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

Step 6 of 7

To finish, add ghee and garam masala powder and remove from fire.

Chingri Malai Curry Recipe

Step 7 of 7

Serve hot with steamed rice.

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