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Posted by on Dec 20, 2011 in Fish, Vegetables | 1 comment

Pumpkin leaves with prawn (Kumra Shak)

Pumpkin leaves with prawn


• 700 grams pumpkin leaves

• 100 gram peel prawn

• 100 gram coconut cream

• ½ sliced medium onion

• ½ teaspoon chopped garlic

• 1/8 teaspoon turmeric

• 3-4 green chillies

• 1 bay leaf

• 2 tablespoon oil

• Salt to taste

• 1 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves

How to make:

1. Wash the leaves and drain it properly.

2. Heat the pan with oil and add the sliced onion and bay leaf. Fry the onion till it becomes soft.

3. Add turmeric, garlic, coconut cream and 1 teaspoon salt.

4. Cook it till oil comes out and add the prawn.

5. When the prawn is half cooked and add the leaves, chillies and ½ cup of water.

6. Stir it and cook it under closed lid till leaves become tender.

7. Stir it and add coriander leaves and check the salt.

8. Turn off the heat and serve pumpkin leaves with prawn (kumra shak) with hot rice.


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 Comment

  1. bhalo hoiche…..jira guro darker nai……ma

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