Daab Chingri Recipe

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Daab Chingri
How to make Daab Chingri
  • Chef: Tanushri Jash
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Relish the exquisite taste of authentic Bengali seafood. Sensational shrimps are mixed with heart-warming masalas and cooked wrapped in tender coconut. This aromatic delicacy will get you hooked forever.

Ingredients of Daab Chingri

  • Shrimps, deshelled and deveined
  • 1 large daab (tender coconut)
  • 1 small onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 tsp green chilli paste
  • 2 Tbsp mustard paste
  • 1/4 tsp panch phoron
  • 3 Tbsp mustard oil
  • Salt
  • Turmeric powder
  • Wheat dough/aluminium foil (to seal the coconut)

How to Make Daab Chingri

  • 1.Scrape coconut flesh properly and make a smooth paste using the coconut-water.
  • 2.Cut coconut-bottom and make it flat so that it can stand inside an oven or a pressure cooker.
  • 3.Cut its head in a slightly bigger round shape, it will help while stuffing.
  • 4.Keep the lid safely.
  • 5.For the shrimp mixture
  • 6.Heat oil in a pan.
  • 7.Add panch phoron masala and let it crackle.
  • 8.Now add onion and garlic, fry.
  • 9.Add cooked spices and oil in a large mixing bowl.
  • 10.Add mustard paste, chilli paste, turmeric, salt, coconut paste and coconut water.
  • 11.Mix well, now add shrimps to this paste and mix well.
  • 12.Stuff the shrimp mixture inside coconut and seal its lid with dough.
  • 13.Preheat the oven to 220 degree and cook for about 45minutes.
  • Alternate method:
  • 1.Stuff the shrimp mixture inside coconut, seal the lid with dough.
  • 2.Put the coconut inside pressure cooker
  • 3.Add some water to the pressure cooker.
  • 4.Close the lid and cook over medium heat, let the cooker whistle thrice.
  • 5.Let the vapour get released completely.
  • 6.Serve.