Bengali Chingri Malai Curry Makes It To The World’s 50 Best Seafood Dishes List; It Ranks On…

TasteAtlas released the 'World's Top 50 Seafood Dishes' list and we are happy to announce that an Indian dish is on this global list.

by Shreya Ghosh
Bengali Chingri Malai Curry Makes It To The World’s 50 Best Seafood Dishes List; It Ranks On…

As a foodie, I believe India’s vast number of regional cuisines and heritage recipes make our nation unique. India is undoubtedly one of the best nations in the world for exemplary culinary experiences. For example, seafood dishes are cooked differently in various regions and every place has its specialty. If you love seafood, you surely need to check out the ‘Best Seafood Dishes in the World’ list. And the best part is that the list also mentioned a beloved Bengali delicacy.

Chingri Malai Curry On World’s 50 Best Seafood Dishes List

TasteAtlas, a famous food and travel online guide, released the grand list.


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TasteAtlas shared the ‘Top 50 Seafood Dishes In The World’ and we are happy to announce that an Indian dish has made it to this prestigious global list. This seafood preparation is a traditional Bengali dish and being a Bengali, I feel proud about the recognition.

Bengali Chingri Malai Curry has made it to the global list of the world’s best 50 seafood dishes. It has ranked in the 31st position with a 4.5 rating. Camarones enchipotlados topped the list with a rating of 4.7. Kaisendon and Pempek followed the first rank respectively with a 4.6 rating.

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Chingri Malai Curry With Steamed Rice Is A Match Made In Heaven!

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Appetising dishes cooked using fish has always been a favourite amongst Bengali foodies. Fish preparations hold a special corner in Bengalis’s hearts. Among the vast options of delicacies, Chingri Malai Curry is undoubtedly one of the most preferred dishes to enjoy on special occasions. From birthdays to weddings to celebrations, this recipe rich in coconut milk is a mandatory dish on festive menus.

The speciality of this traditional Bengali dish is that only Golda Chingri (giant-sized freshwater prawn) and Bagda Chingri (tiger prawns) are used to cook it. The stew is enriched in coconut milk and aromatic whole spices. The blend of coconut-ty taste and Indian spices adds delectable flavour and taste to this rich and creamy gravy. Relish the deliciousness with steamed rice.

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Have you tried this lip-smacking seafood dish featured on the world’s 50 best seafood dishes list?

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