Chingri Malai in Coconut Milk

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1 kg - tiger prawns or medium-sized prawns
  • 2 cups - coconut milk
  • 2-3 tbsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2-3 - green chillies
  • 1-2 tsp - sugar
  • 2-3 tbsp - coriander leaves (finely chopped)
  • salt to taste
  • For whole garam masala: 2 - cloves
  • 1 - cinnamon stick

How to Make Chingri Malai in Coconut Milk

  • Clean and devein the prawns. Marinate them with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder. Keep aside.
  • Cut the green chillies and keep aside.
  • Heat a little oil in a non-stick kadhai and add the prawns. Saute lightly.
  • In another saucepan, heat the remaining oil and add the whole garam masala.
  • Add coconut milk.
  • When the mixture starts boiling, add sugar, salt and the sauteed prawns and green chillies.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves. Serve hot with steamed rice.