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Chungdi Malai from Indian State Odisha

Chungdi is the local name for prawns and Chungdi Malai is Odisha’s delicious creamy coconut and prawn curry. This delicious curry is enriched with light and mild spices adding to its silkiness. Filled with flavor as every dish in Odisha is, this delightful curry is best paired with some steaming Basmati rice. 

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Chungdi Malai
Chungdi Malai

Course : Main dish

Cuisine : Indian

Prep time : 10 minutes

Process time : 20 minutes

Total time : 30 minutes

Ingredients: 

  • Prawns - 1 cup

  • Onion - 1

  • Tomato - 1

  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp

  • Coconut mil - 1/2 cup

  • Cinnamon -1

  • Cloves - 2

  • Cardamon - 2

  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp

  • Chili powder - 1 tsp

  • Salt - as per taste

  • Oil - 2 tsp

Instructions:

  1. Wash and clean prawns, then add turmeric powder and salt, mix and marinate it for 15 minutes.

  2. Now in a pan add oil, then add marinated prawns to it and fry for 5 minutes, strain and keep aside

  3. In the same oil, add cinnamon, cloves and cardamon, then add onion and saute until its soft

  4. Now add ginger-garlic paste to it and saute it until aromatic

  5. Add tomato, saute untill mushy

  6. Now add chili powder and salt as per taste and mix

  7. Add fried prawns and mix well

  8. Pour coconut milk to it and mix and cook until prawns are done

  9. Serve hot with hot rice

Pictorial:

marinate prawns with turmeric powder and salt for 15 min
marinate prawns with turmeric powder and salt for 15 min

fry the marinated prawns
fry the marinated prawns

keep aside
keep aside

spices
spices

onion
onion

ginger-garlic paste
ginger-garlic paste

tomato
tomato

chili powder & salt as per taste
chili powder & salt as per taste

fried prawns
fried prawns

coconut milk
coconut milk

boil for a min
boil for a min

coriander leaves
coriander leaves

serve hot
serve hot
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