Mohini Chingri

I always try to cook different recipes with simple ingredients, different dish everyday or once or twice in a week always adds extra happiness to family and I love to see those warm smiles, when I serve the food! And those questions in the eyes about the dish & then comes the reply…’ummmm bhison bhalo hoieche’ πŸ™‚

This recipe is very simple, yet tastes different.

 Mohini Chingri
Mohini Chingri

Mohini Chingri


  • Prawn- 500g (medium sized pieces)
  • Garlic paste- 1tsp
  • Few slit green chilies
  • Kashmiri mirch powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Onion- 1 big size & cut into cubes
  • Water- 1 cup
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • White vinegar- 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder- 1 tsp
  • Sugar- 1tsp
  • Garam masala- 1/4 tsp
  • Salt
  • Vegetable oil


Keep the freshly washed pieces of prawn in a bowl, mix with turmeric powder, 1/2 tsp salt, kashmiri mirch powder, white vinegar & cumin powder. Marinate for 30 minutes. Heat oil in a deep frying pan. Add the cubed onion pieces, fry till light brown. Now add the marinated prawns, mix well. SautΓ© for 2-3 minutes. Add water, salt & green chilies .

Cover & cook for 10 minutes. Add sugar, mix & cook for another 3-4 minutes. Add on the garam masala, stir. Remove from heat.

Serve hot with steamed rice.


One Comment

  1. Palak biswas

    Cooking this one today.


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