How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Apr 12, 2022

How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi
Prawn curry with cabbage.

Prawn can be added any type of vegetable curry to twist its original taste. Due to its great flavor it enriches the aroma of any vegetable curry by adding prawn. We can add prawn with raw banana curry, papaya curry, jackfruit curry, pointed gourd curry and many more. Today I am preparing chingri diye badhacopi. Marinated prawns are fried and then cooked with cabbage and potato finished in a warm, spicy, cumin flavored curry and this is How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi/ Prawn curry with cabbage.

Author: Abhijit Mukhopadhyay
Course: Side dish
Cuisine: Bengali
Level of cooking: Medium
Preparation time:20 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Total time: 50 minutes
Servings: 3-4


Badhacopi/cabbage – 1(shredded)

Potatoes-2  medium

Prawns (medium) – 10-12 (washed and peeled the scale)

Mustard oil-3 tsp

Onions – 1 large (cut into slices)

Garlic ginger paste – 1 tsp

Green chilies – 3

Cumin seeds-1/2 tsp (for tempering)

cumin powder-1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tbsp

Dry mango powder-1/2 tsp( you can add tomato instead of mango powder)

Red chilli powder – 1/2 tbsp

Roasted cumin powder – 1 tbsp

Salt to taste

Pinch of sugar and garam masala


How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi


Clean and wash the prawns, rub with turmeric powder and salt and keep it for 10-15 minutes.
In the mean time prepare the cabbage (shredded), onion (slice) and potatoes (two halves).
Take a wok, heat mustard oil and fry the prawns and keep aside. It takes 5 minutes to fry all the prawns.

In the same oil put cumin seeds for tempering.
As they splutter and sizzle add onion and sauté for 2 minutes.
Add potatoes and fry with onion for 2-3 minutes then add ginger-garlic paste and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi
Now add the shredded cabbage and mix well then add the spices, turmeric, red chili,cumin powder roasted cumin and dry mango powder; keep stirring, add sugar and salt.

How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi
Now cover the lid for 5 minutes to boil the cabbage by releasing the water from it (cabbage).
Now open the cover and check the consistency and taste.
If everything is ok then add the fried prawns, mix well and cook for another 2-4 minutes in medium flame.How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi
Take it out from the oven.How to make tempting chingri diye badhakopi
Garnish and serve with steam rice and dal.

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