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Recipe for Potol Chingri

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India is a land of diversities, which is well portrayed in its culture and cuisine. A land where taste changes at every 100 kms. Hence, it has a wide spectrum of food. Here we bring you an authentic Potol Chingri Recipe from India that’s not only quick but, can be easily made at home. The Potol Chingri recipe we listed below is most basic of Indian recipes also one of the tastiest! Trying this Potol Chingri recipe at home is an easy way to get a delicious meal.

Here is the Authentic Potol Chingri Recipe:

Potol Chingri


300 grams potol (parwal)
200 grams Aloo (potato)
salt to taste
3 tablespoons white oil
10 pieces medium sized prawns
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon ginger paste
7-8 pods garlic
1 big onion
½ cup water water
2-3 tablespoons plain yogurt
2 green chilies
4 teaspoons peanuts


1. Cut potol into long slices. Cut aloo into long slices. Rub salt into them and fry them well in 1 tablespoon oil in a skillet. Set aside.
2. Peel the prawn, rub salt and 1 pinch of turmeric powder to it. Grind ginger, garlic and onion into a paste with 1/4th cup of water. Make a mixture with yogurt, onion, garlic and ginger. Add green chilies diced into pieces. Add 4 tablespoons of peanut without shell. Keep aside.
3. Add additional 2 tablespoon of oil to the skillet. After the oil is heated, add the prawn. After it is fried for a minute or so, add aloo and potol. Add the mixture of yogurt and other ingredients. Put it on seam and cover it. Let it cook on low heat and keep stirring frequently to make sure it is not burning. Add salt to taste. Keep going till potol, aloo and prawn is cooked thoroughly. Add some water (1/4th cup) if necessary. This will be more of a thick gravy. Once cooked, serve with rice.