How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia

How to make spicy Golda chingrir kaliaHow to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia/ Lobster curry in Bengali styleHow to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia

This is finger licking, delicious in recipe. “Kalia” means thick & hot spicy gravy, mainly prepared with thick chunks of big fishes like Rohu, katla etc. The marinated  lobstar are fried and then simmered in a thick gravy made with onions, garlic and ginger and sometimes added with potatoes finished in a warm, spicy, cumin flavored sauce and this is How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia/ Lobster curry in Bengali style.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course:  Main
Cuisine: Bengali
Level of cooking: Easy
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes
Servings: 1

 

Ingredients

  • Lobster: 2
  • Onion (paste): 1.5 tbsp.
  • Ginger-garlic paste: 1 tsp.
  • Coconut powder/Fresh coconut grated–1tsp
  • Bay leaf : 1
  • Whole red chili-1
  • Green chilli-2 silted
  • Tomato paste 2 tsp
  • Turmeric power: 2 tsp.
  • Chilli powder: 1 tsp.
  • Cumin powder-1/2 tsp
  • Oil: 3 tbsp.
  • Garam Masala powder : 1/4 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Sugar : 1/2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves for  garnishing.

 

How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia/ Lobster curry in Bengali style

  • First take the lobster/golda chingri, deshelled it properly then clean and wash it.
  • Rub the lobster with turmeric powder and salt and keep aside for 10-15 minutes.How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia
  • Take a wok/fry pan, heat oil up to smoking point and make it low after that.
  • Fry the lobster in both the side, need not to fry for long time. 2 minutes are enough.
  • Take out the lobster and keep it aside.How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia
  • In the same pan put bay leaves, red chili and throw some cumin seeds for tempering.
  • As they splutter and sizzle add onion-ginger-garlic paste and sauté for 1minute.How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia
  • Add tomato paste and coconut powder/fresh coconut and stir it for 2 minutes.How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia
  • Now add turmeric powder, red chili and cumin powder, salt and sugar; stir it for 2-3 minutes or till the gravy becomes dry and oil starts separating from the gravy, then add water and allow it to cook in a low flame for 2 minutes.
  • Slowly and carefully drop the lobsters in the gravy and mix it with the gravy. Allow it to cook for 5 minutes in a low flame.
  • How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia
  • When the required consistency comes, then turn off the flame and take it out from the oven.
  • Transfer it to the serving plate, garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot with steam rice.How to make spicy Golda chingrir kalia

 

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