Chingri Malaikari is one of the most favorite prawn dishes among food loving Bengalis. Andarmahal loves to share the recipe today


  1. 6 Big prawns.
  2. One big coconut properly properly crushed.
  3. 8 Green chilies.
  4. 2 Table spoons red chilies.
  5. 2 Table spoons smashed ginger.
  6. 1 Tea spoon smashed garlic.
  7. 1 Table spoon turmeric.
  8. 3 Chopped onions.
  9. 1 Table spoon garam masala.


  1. Grind crushed coconut in mixer with little water and squeeze it to extract the coconut milk.
  2. Clean and process the prawns by removing the covers. Smear them with salt & turmeric.
  3. Heat one cup white oil & fry the prawns. Keep fried prawn & its oil aside.
  4. Heat one cup white oil & fry the onions to red and keep them aside.
  5. In the same hot oil pour broken garam masala, ginger, garlic, smashed red chili, turmeric and 2 tea spoon of sugar.
  6. Stir & fry properly and mix the oil kept from the fried prawns.
  7. Mix the fried onions, fried prawns, coconut milk and salt to taste.
  8. Add green chilies and mix carefully so that prawns don’t break. Boil for sometime.
  9. Take out and serve hot.
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