Chingri Macher Kofta Recipe

Here is a easy to make chingri macher kofta recipe made from deep fried prawns.

For kofta
2 big size onions (finely chopped)
salt to taste 
500 gms prawns (small)
2 tblsp breadcrumbs
2 tsp mustard oil
4 green chillies (finely chopped)
2 tblsp ghee
2 bay leaves 
1/2 cup coconut
1 tblsp coriander leaves chopped
1 egg
Grind To A Paste 
1 large Onion
2 ” Turmeric
1 ” Ginger

How to make chingri macher kofta :

  • Shell, de-vein and wash the prawns.
  • Then boil them.
  • When cooked, grind to make a smooth paste.
  • Mix in the salt, onions, green chillies and cut coriander leaves.
  • When the mixture is well blended, form into 12 balls, dip in beaten egg and roll in bredcrumbs.
  • Fry in hot mustard oil.
  • Keep aside.
  • Extract milk from the coconut.
  • Grind the big size onion, garam masala, turmeric, ginger to a fine paste for the gravy.
  • Heat up oil in a saucepan.
  • When it smokes, fry the bay leaves and ground masala for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring all the time and adding a little water to keep the spices from scorching.
  • Gradually stir in the coconut milk extract and a little salt.
  • Mix in the koftas and allow the curry to simmer (boil slowly at low temperature) for about 10 minutes, till the gravy becomes rich and thick.
  • Pour out pure ghee on top just before serving.