how to make chola diye pepe chingri

how to make chola diye pepe chingrihow to make chola diye pepe chingri

Marinated prawns are fried and cooked with raw papaya with soaked Bengal gram and boiled elephant yam and finished in a warm, spicy, cumin laced sauce; this is how to make chola diye pepe chingri/Raw papaya curry with soaked Bengal gram and prawns.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Total time: 40 minutes
Servings: 3-4 Persons

Ingredients

Raw papaya-1 small(cut into cube )

Boiled elephant yum-3/4th cup

Fried onion-1/2 cup (barista)

Prawn-8- 10 medium size

Green chili-02

Cumin seeds-1 tsp

Grated ginger, garlic -1 tea spoon

Turmeric, cumin and red chili powder- 1 /2 tsp each

Garam masala-1/4th tsp

Salt to taste

 

how to make chola diye pepe chingri

First clean and wash the prawns, marinate with turmeric powder and salt and keep it for 10 minutes.

Then take a hard bottomed pan, heat oil and fry the prawns and keep it aside.

In the same oil put cumin seeds and green chili for tempering

As they splutter and sizzle add the papaya cut in cube and cook for 3 minutes.

Then add the garlic, ginger (grated), followed by turmeric, red chili and cumin powder and cook for 2 minutes or till the raw smell goes off from the spices.

Add boiled elephant yum and whisk for 2-3 minutes.

After mixing properly, add the fried onions then add the soaked Bengal gram and whisk continuously.

how to make chola diye pepe chingri

Now pour ½ cup of water& salt and cover the lid for 3-4 minutes or till the papaya becomes soft.

Now uncover the lid and add the prawns and mix it properly.how to make chola diye pepe chingri

Add garam masala and serve hot with steam rice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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