Prawns Recipe – Prawn Curry Recipe In Coconut Milk With Pictures

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By Prerana Sharma, 

Bengali Recipe – Prawn Curry In Coconut Milk

Prawns curry recipe

We Bengalis are very fond of eating fish, it is cooked almost everyday in average bong family. In a marriage ceremonies fish is must serve item.Among the various fish dishes, 2 dishes are very popular among Bengalis: Steamed Hilsa in mustard gravy (bhapa elish / sorshey elish) and Prawn in coconut milk gravy (Chringri macher malai curry). Today lets see how Prawns are cooked in  Bengali kitchen..

Step 1: # Clean the prawns (remove head carefully without breaking the prawn) and mix it with little turmeric and little salt and keep aside for about ½ hour.
# Heat oil in Kadai/Frying Pan
# Lightly fry the prawns so they turn golden in color, do not deep fry like other fish
   As soon as the prawns turn a pale golden take them out put them on a paper towel.

fresh prawn picture

How to take out milk from coconut

Step 2: Grate 1 full coconut with a hand grater. Keep this grated coconut immersed in half a cup of hot water so that good quantity of coconut milk comes out.
prawns curry recipe
Step 3: Grind the coconut in mixer and squeeze out the coconut milk with the help of a muslin cloth. (Note: ready made coconut milk cans are also available in market in cans, that can be used too)

prawn recipe in coconut milk

# Meanwhile grind onion+2elaichi+2laung+1inch darchini to a paste.

Step 4: # Add the onion paste in same kadai.
            # Continue frying the onion with a little bit of sugar till it turns brown in color or
               the oil separates from the paste
            #Add the ginger paste and garlic and cook the masala.
            # Stir and add coconut milk.
Step 5: # Add a little water (about 1/3 of the cup)
# Add Red Chilli Powder, very little turmeric powder and salt.
# Mix well and cook the gravy.
# When you see the gravy slightly bubbling add the fried prawns and cover the lid of    
    kadai.

prawn recipe with masala



Serve with yellow rice

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