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Bhapa Chingri

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Bhapa is for steamed in Bengali and this is a very popular dish from Bengal.

This recipe is contributed by Member madhulika roychowdhury.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings : 4

Bhapa Chingri

Main Ingredients

Jumbo prawns , Scraped coconut

Cuisine

Other

Course

Main Course-Seafood

Level Of Cooking

High

Ingredients

  • Jumbo prawns
    600 grams
  • Scraped coconut
    1/4 cup
  • Mustard paste
    2 teaspoons
  • Turmeric powder
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Green chillies finely chopped
    to taste
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Sugar
    1/4 teaspoon
  • Mustard oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Fresh cream
    2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1


Devein the prawns and keep the heads and tail intact. Grind the coconut with water to a fine paste.

Step 2


Bring one forth cup water to boil in a non-stick pan. Add mustard paste, turmeric powder, green chillies, salt, sugar, mustard oil, cream and coconut and mix well.

Step 3


Add the prawns and mix well. Remove and pour the prawns with the mixture in a stainless steel tiffin box.

Step 4


Keep the box in a pan. Fill the pan to the half quantity of the box. Lower the heat and cook for thirty minutes.

Step 5


Remove and rest for ten minutes.Serve with steamed rice.

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