Lau Chingiri

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500 g - white marrow, peeled and ground
  • 250 g - small prawns, cleaned and deveined
  • 100 g - shelled green peas
  • 1 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - garam masala
  • 2 tbsp - cumin seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
  • a few sprigs coriander leaves
  • 2 green chillies, minced
  • salt and chilli powder to taste
  • 5 tbsp - mustard oil
  • a big pinch of flour

How to Make Lau Chingiri

  • Powder 1.5 tbsps. cumin seeds.
  • Mix with turmeric and chilli powder and salt and apply on the prawns and set aside for 15 mins. Steam cook the vegetables.
  • Heat 5 tbsps. mustard oil and toss in the remaining cumin seeds, 2 red chillies and bay leaves.
  • When the mixture turns brown, add the prawns and fry till dry and nicely browned on all the sides.
  • Put in the vegetables and big pinch of flour and fry till the oil floats on top.
  • Remove from fire and sprinkle garam masala, green chillies and coriander leaves on top.