Bengali Prawn Curry

The Best Bengali food made effortlessly! Kalyan takes you through all you need to keep in mind to make this scrumptious Bengali Prawn Curry (Chingri Malai Curry) in any kitchen, anywhere!

Bengali Prawn Curry

  • Shallow fry prawns smeared in turmeric & salt & set aside
  • Heat vegetable oil in a pan
  • Add cumin seeds (optional), whole garam masala, bay leaves, dry red chilli& green chilli
  • Stir, add onion paste, then ginger & garlic paste and tomato paste (optional)
  • Add the prawns, gently stir
  • Add coconut milk, sugar & salt, bring to a boil, simmer, thin with water, top with garam masala powder
  • Have with rice.


  • Don't overcook the prawns

Kalyan Karmakar

Kalyan Karmakar

Kalyan is a food and travel blogger, who is excited about Indian food and tries his best to bring it alive through his stories. He is happiest when he eats at small, family-run places. He blogs at <a href=""> Finely Chopped.</a>

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