Bhapa Chingri Recipe

Bhapa Chingri Recipe
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The sound of Bhapa Chingri breathes music in the hearts of Bengalis. This is a delectable dish, made with mix of mustard, slender hot chili peppers and a generous drizzle of mustard oil serves a heap of nostalgia.
Bhapa Chingri Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 9.2 / 10 (15 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 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 oil
How to make Bhapa Chingri:
  • 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.