Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna)

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By Abhijit

Last Updated Aug 30, 2022


Today I will share step-by-step how to make Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna) In the Bengali recipe you will find many places dalna, E.g dhokanr dalna,enchorer dalna. Actually, dalna means a curry with yummy thick gravy. In Bengali, jack fruit is known as gacch-patha (tree mutton). When I was a child staying in a village in Murshidabad, that time daily I used to hear this word from my mother,boroma, and others. Actually, in traditional Bengali recipes, there are so many items included(mainly in earlier days). But out of that one recipe is a must,  that is dalna e.g Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna), dhonkar dalna.

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  • Jackfruit can be a fruit, nut, vegetable vegan meat, or carbohydrate. You will astonish to learn that
  • It can help you reduce weight
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  • It helps reduces cholesterol
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Cooking time:60 minutes

Pre time:15 minutes,  cooking time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

 Medium size prawn(bagda)-6-8 pieces

Jack fruit one medium size(1 kg)

Potato-2 medium size

Onion -2 bigger

Ginger garlic paste-2 tbsp(fresh grind)

Tomato- 2

Oil-2 teaspoon

Green chili 2-3(as per hotness)

Turmeric, coriander, and cumin powder-1 tablespoon each

Bay leaf-2

Ghee-1/2 tbsp

garam masala -1 /2 teaspoon

salt to taste

 

How to make Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna)

First, fry the prawns in little oil to change the color to light orange and keep aside

In the same oil add bay leaves and then onions to fry till the color changes to light brown.

Now cut the jack fruit and potatoes in a cubic style and add them to the onion

Add tomato pieces and cook them for 2 minutes and add ginger garlic paste, salt, and green chili.

Add powdered masalas and pour approx 1 cup of water after cooking for 5 minutes and cover the lid.

After 6-7 minutes when the gravy is almost thick add prawns and garam masalas and mix it well.

Take it out from the burner and add ghee after 2 minutes of cooking.

Serve hot with steamed rice or nun or paratha.Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna)

Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna)   

Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna)

Conclusion: Jackfruit is a type of food that you can have for 365 days. And you can prepare it without adding the prawns which makes it a delicious vegetable recipe.

 

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Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna)

Today I will share step-by-step how to make Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna) In the Bengali recipe you will find many places dalna, E.g dhokanr dalna,enchorer dalna. Actually, dalna means a curry with yummy thick gravy. In Bengali, jack fruit is known as gacch-patha (tree mutton). When I was a child staying in a village in Murshidabad, that time daily I used to hear this word from my mother,boroma, and others. Actually, in traditional Bengali recipes, there are so many items included(mainly in earlier days). But out of that one recipe is a must,  that is dalna e.g Jackfruit prawn curry(chingri diye enchorer dalna), dhonkar dalna.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Main Course
Cuisine Bengali, Indian
Servings 4
Calories

Equipment

  • blender
  • pressure cooker
  • A kadai or a fry pan

Ingredients
  

  • 8 Medium size prawn(bagda)
  • 1 Jack fruit one medium size
  • 2 Potato
  • 2 Onion
  • 2 tbsp  ginger-garlic paste
  • 2 tomato
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 green chili
  • 1 tbsp  turmeric powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 bay leaf
  • 1/2 tbsp ghee
  • 1/2 tbsp Garam masala
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • First fry the prawns in little oil to change the color to light orange and keep aside
  • In the same oil add bay leaves and then onions to fry till the color changed to light brown.
  • Now cut the jack fruit and potatoes in a cubic style and add it with onion
  • Add tomato pieces and cook it for 2 minutes and add ginger garlic paste ,salt and green chili.
  • Add powdered masalas and pour approx 1 cup of water after cooking for 5 minutes and cover the lid.
  • After 6-7 minutes when the gravy is almost thick add prawns and garam masalas and mix it well.
  • Take out from the burner and add ghee after 2 minutes of cooking.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice or nun or parotha.

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