Chingri aar Kacha Kathaler Bichir Bhorta

Chingri aar Kacha Kathaler Bichir Bhorta non-veg

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Prep: 25 minutes


Cook: 15 minutes


Method: Easy


Course: Main Course

Main Course

Type: Bengali

Key Ingredients:

Prawns and jackfruit seeds cooked together with masalas and then coarsely ground


  • Small prawns, peeled and devined 1 cup
  • Jackfruit seeds, boiled and peeled 12 to 15
  • Mustard oil 2 tbsps
  • Cumin seeds 2 tsps
  • Bay leaves 3
  • Dried red chillies, broken 2
  • Medium onion, finely sliced ½
  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tbsps
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Red chilli powder ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 2 tbsps


  • Heat mustard oil in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds, bay leaves and dried red chillies and saute till seeds change colour.
  • Add onion and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add ginger-garlic paste, jackfruit seeds, turmeric powder, red chilli powder and prawns and mix well. Cook till the prawns are done.
  • Add salt, black pepper powder, half the coriander leaves and coriander stalks and mix well.
  • Discard bay leaves and put rest of the mixture into a mixer jar. Add a little water and grind coarsely.
  • Transfer into a serving plate, garnish with the remaining coriander leaves and serve hot.