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Posted by on Feb 15, 2012 in Fish, Prawn | 7 comments

Chingri Malai Curry / Prawn Curry with Coconut Milk

Chingri Malai Curry / Prawn Curry with Coconut Milk

By Rownak Jahan,
February 15, 2012Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Yield: 6 serves


• 6 prawns(1.2 kg)

• 1 medium onion sliced

• 200 grams coconut milk

• 1 teaspoon chilli powder

• !/4 teaspoon turmeric powder

• 1 teaspoon ginger paste

• 1 teaspoon garlic paste

• 1 tablespoon onion paste

• 1” cinnamon stick

• 3-4 cloves

• 4-6 green chillies

• 4 tablespoon oil

• 1 teaspoon sugar

• Salt to taste


How to make:

1. Clean the prawn and devein those.

2. Heat the pan with oil and fry the onion sliced cinnamon and clove till it becomes transparent.

3. Add prawns, rest of spices, 75 gram coconut milk and ½ cup water(except green chilli and sugar) and cook it under closed lid about 5-7minutes.( need to turn over the prawns in between)




4. Add coconut milk, sugar and chillies and cook 1-2 minutes.

5. Check the salt and remove the pan from the stove.

6. Serve Chingri Malai Curry / Prawn curry with coconut cream.


Rownak loves to cook bangladeshi food and share her bengali recipes on her cooking blog. Rownak is determined to introduce all the authentic bangladeshi cuisine to the world and let everyone realise what they were missing out! She is based on sunny Queensland (Gold Coast) in Australia. Rownak writes for a number of bangladeshi cooking blog.

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  1. I have been loving your recipes…but this one was awesomest…keep up the good work and let us novice cooks get all praises !

  2. I tried this recipe today and Alhamdulillah it came out great! Thanks! =]

    • Aisha happy to hear your experience. This recipe is one of my favorite. hope you will try other recipes and share your opinion. Thanks.

  3. How do i get coconut cream. I would try this.
    Thanks ver much.

    • Coconut cream is available in Asian section in any super market. If possible use fresh coconut milk, Fresh coconut milk gives unique flavour.

  4. How much is 75 gram? :s sorry I just started cooking few days back so have less idea about everything!

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