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Indian Main Course

Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe

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82Min
Medium
A conversation about traditional Bengali cuisine can never be complete without Chingri-Malai Curry! Take squares of banana leaves and lightly grease them with some ghee. Place a spoonfull of gobindobhog rice on the leaves, topped with the Chingri-Malai Curry. Fold and secure them with a toothpick. Now, heat the parcels in a non-stick pan. Serve the parcels with Mustard sauce!

Ingredients

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6 Servings
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This dish was made for 6 here

50 gms
MAGGI Coconut Milk Powder
300 gms
Prawns
1 Pinch
Salt
0.5 Teaspoon
Turmeric Powder
1.5 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
1 Tablespoon
Ginger Paste
0.5 Teaspoon
Red Chilli Powder
1 
Tomato (Chopped)
1 Teaspoon
Sugar
5 
Green Chillies (Slit)
3 Teaspoons
Ghee
6 
Banana Leaves
0.5 Teaspoon
Garam Masala Powder
3 Cups
Gobhindobhog Rice

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Nutrition Value

Energy
695.55 kcal
Carbohydrates
88.24 g
Protein
18.28 g
Fats
9.97 g
Information per serving
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Instruction

82 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 Parcel 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 Parcel 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 Parcel 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 Parcel 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 Parcel Recipe
Step 6
5 Min
To finish, add 1 tsp ghee and garam masala powder and remove from fire. Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe
Step 7
15 Min
Take a square of banana leaf and grease one side with ghee, Plaxe half a cup of cooked Gobindobhog rice and pour a ladleful of the Chingi Malai curry with 5-6 prawns over the ice. Fold the leaf carefully from all four sides and secure with a toothpick. Make six such parcels with the banana leaves, rice and curry. Heat through in a non-stick frying pan. Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe
Step 8
2 Min
Serve the Malai Chingri parcels with Kasundi. Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe
Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe

Step 1 of 8

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 Parcel Recipe

Step 2 of 8

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 Parcel Recipe

Step 3 of 8

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

Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe

Step 4 of 8

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

Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe

Step 5 of 8

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 Parcel Recipe

Step 6 of 8

To finish, add 1 tsp ghee and garam masala powder and remove from fire.

Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe

Step 7 of 8

Take a square of banana leaf and grease one side with ghee, Plaxe half a cup of cooked Gobindobhog rice and pour a ladleful of the Chingi Malai curry with 5-6 prawns over the ice. Fold the leaf carefully from all four sides and secure with a toothpick. Make six such parcels with the banana leaves, rice and curry. Heat through in a non-stick frying pan.

Chingri Malai Parcel Recipe

Step 8 of 8

Serve the Malai Chingri parcels with Kasundi.

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