Mocha Chingri


  • Banana blossom/ plantain flower (mocha)- 1full
  • Shrimps – 100gm
  • Potato- 1 piece, cubed
  • Onion- 1/2 chopped
  • Ginger paste- 2 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon- 1-1/2 stick
  • Bay leaves- 2
  • Turmeric powder-1teaspoon
  • Chilli Powder- 1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder- 1teaspoon
  • Green chillies
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Ghee


Clean and chop the banana blossom. Then boil and smash it. Now Smear the shrimps with salt and turmeric powder and keep aside for 15 minute. Heat some oil in a pan and fry the potatoes until golden brown. Now fry the shrimps and keep aside. Add more oil in the pan and add bay leaves, salt and chopped onion. Saute well. Then add ginger paste, chili powder, turmeric powder and half cup of water, saute well for 2-3 min. Now add the mashed banana blossom and salt, cook well. Cover and cook for few minutes, then add the fried potatoes. And finally add fried shrimps and mix well. At the end add some ghee and garam masala powder and mix well. Cover and let it rest for few minutes. Serve hot with steamed rice.


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