Chingri Malaikari | Classic Prawn Malai Curry
• By Ipshita Mukherjee
Nutritional Value Of This Recipe
0:30 Minutes 367 kcal
Ingredients for Chingri Malaikari | Classic Prawn Malai Curry
- › Prawn 150g
- › Coconut milk 200g
- › Onion 100g
- › Mustard oil 10g
- › Ghee 5g
- › Garlic paste
- › Ginger paste
- › Bay leaves
- › Green chilli – 2, cut into halves lengthwise
- › Green cardamom – 4
- › Cloves – 4
- › Cinnamon – 1 inch stick
- › Whole red chili
- › Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
- › Kashmiri red chili powder- 1 tsp optional
- › Turmeric powder-1 tsp
- › Garam masala – 1/4 tsph
- › Salt to taste
- › Sweetener
1. To being with wash and clean prawns, In a medium bowl, add turmeric, salt, shrimp and toss evenly (to smear turmeric n salt all over shrimp). Heat the nonstick wok over medium flames, add mustard oil and sauté the shrimp till they turn Heat the nonstick wok over medium flames, add 3 tbsp of oil and sauté the shrimp till they turn opaque and then remove immediately(Takes about 6-8 minutes).
2. Add ghee to the same wok. Once the ghee is hot, temper it with bay leaves, whole red chili, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon. Stir them lightly and let them become fragrant, about 30 seconds.
3. Now put in the onion and green chilies, and sauté till Sauté the onion on low to medium heat until all the liquid is absorbed and the onion has turned nice golden in color. Add ginger and garlic paste and further sauté for few minutes. Now add turmeric powder, chilli powder, Kashmiri red chili powder, sweetener and salt to taste. Stir well to mix all the spices and seasonings evenly and sauté for few more minutes.
4. Now add the coconut milk and about half a cup of water. Stir the gravy slowly to let the spices dissolve in coconut milk evenly making a homogeneous mixture. Let the gravy come to a gentle simmer. Now add the sautéed prawns to the prepared gravy, cover the wok and let it simmer on low for just 10 minutes.
5. Uncover the wok, sprinkle garam masala and give a final mix. Chingri malaikari is ready to serve with steamed rice! Enjoy!
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