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Crab Curry

By prasanna

@prasannahede

San Jose, CA, US

 San Jose, CA

Recipe Level
Beginner

Prep Time

15 Mins

Cook Time

30 Mins

Servings

3

Views
1137

About Recipe

Crabs cooked in coconut based spicy curry.

Ingredients

500 gms Crabs, cleaned, cut, preferably with cuts on shells(easy to eat)

1 Cup Grated Coconut

6 Cloves

2 Cloves of Garlic

1 Inch Cinnamon Stick

2 Petals of Mace

4 Black Peppercorns

1 Tsp Fennel Seeds

1/4 Tsp Cumin seeds

1 Tsp Coriander Seeds

1 Tsp Turmeric Powder

Salt as per taste

A small tamarind ball

1 Medium Sized Onion, finely chopped

1 Small Onion,vertically sliced

1 Tbsp Malvani Masala powder

2 Tbsp Oil

Cooking Procedure

1

n n n  Clean the crabs. In a pan, add crabs, finely chopped onion and turmeric powder. Add sufficient water. Do not add too much as you need to over cook it to reduce the water quantity later.n n Cook the crabs over medium flame.n n Meanwhile, in a kadai, add oil, add all dry whole spices mentioned. Add grated coconut, vertically sliced onion,garlic and tamarind.n n On a medium flame, roast these ingredients till the mixture turns brown.n n Let this mixture cool, then in a mixer grinder, grind this to a smooth paste with little water.n n The crabs are cooking simultaneously. Now add Malvani masala powder to it.n n Once the crabs are 80% done, add this ground mixture to the crabs.n n Cook till crabs are done completely. n n Add salt.n n Serve hot with Rice.n n nnn  n

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