West Bengal Recipes
 
Dab Chingri Malai Curry  
   
Serves 4

Ingredients
Small Prawn - 600 gms

Onion Paste - 80 gms

Milk - 120 ml

Coconut Milk - 80 ml

Cummin Paste - 2 tsp

Green Chilli Paste - 2 tsp

Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp

Poppy Seed Paste - 2 tsp

Cashew Paste - 2 tsp

Lemon Juice - 1 lemon

Salt - to taste

Oil - 100 gms

Fresh Coriander Leaves - 15 gms

Whole Green Coconut - 4 nos

Method

Completely shell and de-vein the prawns, wash in cold water. Rub with lemon juice and salt and keep aside for 30 minutes. Taken oil in a handi and add onion paste. Bhunno (simmer) till oil leaves the sides. Add ginger paste. Stir. Add poppy and cashew paste and bhunno till it smells of roasted nut. Add cummin and green chilli paste. Cook for 2 minutes and add milk and coconut milk. Simmer for about 15 minutes till gravy is set. Add the prawns and simmer till cooked. Add the water of green tender coconut and reduce to pouring consistency. Add salt to season. Cut the ends of the green coconut and preserve the shell of the head for covering. Pour the curry into the shell and cook for 20 minutes on a water bath, immersing the stuffed green coconuts till half water level. Serve hot in the shell garnished with fresh coriander leaves.

NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVING

MACRONUTRIENTS MICRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 556 Carotene  ( μg ) 421.69
Protein (g) 33.28 Vitamin C  (mg) 8.84
Carbohydrate (g) 16.86 Mg  (mg) 53.85
Fat (g) 39.47 Na  (mg) 127.04
Fibre (g) 1.0 K  (mg) 501.25
Minerals (g) 4.27 Mn  (mg) 0.47
Calcium  (mg) 620.88 Zn  (mg) 0.54
Phosphorus  (mg) 553.99 Cr  (mg) 0.01
Iron  (mg) 10.49    

Modification
Reduce the amount of oil used .

Ingredients
Small Prawn - 600 gms Poppy Seed Paste - 2 tsp
Onion Paste - 80 gms Cashew Paste - 2 tsp
Milk - 120 ml

Lemon Juice - 1 lemon

Coconut Milk - 80 ml Salt - to taste

Cummin Paste - 2 tsp

Oil - 30 gms
Green Chilli Paste - 2 tsp Fresh Coriander Leaves - 15 gms
Ginger Paste - 1 tbsp

Whole Green Coconut - 4 nos


NUTRIENT COMPOSITION PER SERVIN
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MACRONUTRIENTS
Energy (Kcal) 355
Protein (g) 32.81
Carbohydrate (g) 16.03
Fat (g) 17.7
Fibre (g) 1.0
Minerals (g) 4.17