Chingri Curry

Chingri curry is also known as shrimp malai curry made from shrimp and coconut milk and is preferred with spices. This dish is most popular all over odisha &bengal and served during celebrations, fest and guests and was also very popular between british in calcutta.

Gentle prawn curry with a soothing taste of coconut milk, cinnamon, fresh ginger and yogurt is a celebration for your senses. Perfect dish to prepare in about 30 minutes! Easy, fast and simple, make it for the dinner party. Mix with boiled rice for a full meal.


Marinate the prawns in turmeric and salt for an hour. Fry the prawns in hot oil. Remove from the pan. Fry whole garam masala and diced onion in the same pan for a minute. Add ginger, sugar, turmeric, red chilli powder and cumin powder. Add Fried prawns, coconut milk, yogurt and salt to the pan. Boil for 7-8 minutes Add the ghee and cook the prawns for 2 minutes. Garnish the green coriander leaves and serve it warm.


prawns, fresh coconut milk, onions, cinnamon, cloves, green cardamoms, bay leaves, dried red chillies, fresh ginger, turmeric powder, cumin powder, red chilli powder, cooking oil, yogurt, sugar, ghee, salt

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