bengali prawn curry Archive

  • …Poila baisakh special recipes… …chingri malai curry or prawns / lobsters stewed in creamy coconut milk… On one of my regular visit to Mumbai, we once dined in Gajalee at Andheri which is very famous for its seafood. Food was excellent but only if they could increase the portion that was being served specially for the lobster that we had ordered. The dish was pricey too. Not satisfying and still wanting some more, the very next day we went to Andheri’s local fish […]

    chingri malai curry

    …Poila baisakh special recipes… …chingri malai curry or prawns / lobsters stewed in creamy coconut milk… On one of my regular visit to Mumbai, we once dined in Gajalee at Andheri which is very famous for its seafood. Food was excellent but only if they could increase the portion that was being served specially for the lobster that we had ordered. The dish was pricey too. Not satisfying and still wanting some more, the very next day we went to Andheri’s local fish […]

  • …bhapa chingri or steamed prawns in rich mustard sauce… This dish is similar to bhapa ilish (steamed hilsa) only you have to pep it up a little with some combination of spices. Shorshe bata (yellow mustard paste), posto bata (poppy-seed paste) and narkel bata (coconut paste) are the main ingredient and can be used in any proportion or omitted even to suit individual taste and palate. Some recipes also use curd in it. But I prefer it this way and […]

    bhapa chingri

    …bhapa chingri or steamed prawns in rich mustard sauce… This dish is similar to bhapa ilish (steamed hilsa) only you have to pep it up a little with some combination of spices. Shorshe bata (yellow mustard paste), posto bata (poppy-seed paste) and narkel bata (coconut paste) are the main ingredient and can be used in any proportion or omitted even to suit individual taste and palate. Some recipes also use curd in it. But I prefer it this way and […]