Recipe: Bhapa Chingri
This traditional bengali recipe is made of coconut paste and steamed prawns.Ingredients:
10-12 Pieces of prawns
1/2 Coconut, paste
5 tbsp Paste of chilli and white mustard
10-12 Pieces green chilli, chopped
2 tsp Turmeric powder
Sugar and salt to taste
100 gm Mustard oilInstructions
Wash prawns pieces properly and then immerse it in salt water for about 5 minutes.
Combine oil, coconut paste, mustard paste, salt, turmeric and sugar, mix well.
Take out the prawns from the water and dry them properly.
Marinate them in the coconut mixture.
Place the prawns, individually, on a banana leaf
Spread the chopped chilli on the prawns and cover it with another leaf.
Now place the entire package in a pressure cooker and cook for about ten minutes.
Steamed prawns are ready to serve.
First Published: Saturday, March 17, 2012, 10:56