Chingri maacher malai curry (prawn malai curry)

Chingri maacher malai curry (prawn malai curry)

This is a leading recipe of prawn which is an integral part of Bengali cusine.

shefali Bhattacharya


2 servings
  1. 4 prawns (properly washed)
  2. 1 onion(paste)
  3. 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  4. 1 onion chopped
  5. 1 cup coconut milk
  6. 3 tablespoon desicated coconut
  7. 1 teaspoon red chilli Powder
  8. 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
  9. 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  10. 1 teaspoon whole jeera
  11. 1 bay leaf
  12. 1 whole dry red chilli
  13. 2 pods green cardamom
  14. 2 cloves
  15. 1 cinnamon stick
  16. Yo taste salt
  17. As needed oil for frying
  18. 1 teaspoon garam masala powder


30 mins
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    At first marinate the fish with salt and turmeric

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    Heat a pan add oil

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    Shallow fry the prawns and keep aside

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    Add whole jeera garam masala bay leaf and whole dry red chilli for tampering

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    Add ginger garlic paste saute well

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    Add onion paste and saute well adding salt and turmeric powder

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    Now add the red chilli Powder and desicated coconut and mix well

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    Add the coconut milk and allow it to boil

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    Once it starts boiling add the prawns and cover till the prawns get tender.

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    Garnish it with slitted green chillies and serve with rice

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