Crab Curry/Crab Curry Recipe

If you love seafood I'm sure you love crabs at least most of them do..I am die hard fan of Crabs I just love Crabs..This Crab Curry is my favourite and its simply mouthwatering .The roasted coconut and spices gives this curry a nice kick to the curry .Have it with Hot Rice or Bhakris/Rotis it goes well with bread /kadak pav too..Try this recipe and you will definitely love the flavour and taste.

Ingredients
6-7 Crabs
1/2 cup fresh grated coconut
1/4 cup dessicated coconut
4-5 green chillies
1 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
6-7 pepper corns
1 tsp heaped bottle masala/malvani masla/fish masla
4-5 cloves
7-8 garlic cloves
1 inch ginger chopped
2 onions sliced
tamarind paste

Method:

  • Clean the Crabs but don't throw away the small legs/fangs this is to be ground fine and the juice is to be added in the masala ,it will bring out real flavour.
  • Dry roast the spices and chillies till nice aroma comes
  • Dry roast the scraped coconut and fresh grated coconut on low flame till it turns light brown.
  • Remove in a plate and allow to cool ,then add 1 tsp oil and add sliced onions and roast till the onion turn light golden.
  • Grind together coconut,spices and onions and ginger garlic by adding little water to a smooth fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a vessel ,add ground masala and the ground paste of the legs/fangs 
  • Now add the bottle masla/malwani masala/fish masla
  • Saute on med flame for 5-7 minutes till the oil separates.
  • Add the crabs and mix well.
  • Add about 2- 3 cups water depending on the consistency of the gravy you want.
  • Cover with a lid and bring it to a nice boil.
  • It will take 10-12 mins till the crabs cook well.
  • lastly add tamarind pulp and simmer for 3-4 mins
  • Switch off the gas ,curry is ready to be served Enjoy it with rice/rotis/bread.



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11 comments:

  1. you know what i have never ever tasted shrimps and crabs in my life.. once i had prawns lasagna in some restaurant. it tasted like some spongy mince.. though it was good
    how the crab tastes like.. how we eat crab ??
    i really like your crab curry :) it looks so delicious ? were these red crabs ???

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  2. I have never tried crab curry! Didn't know you can make such thing :)

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  3. I love crab curry, this looks so good!

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  4. I don't like crabs but my husband's favourite...looks delicious

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  5. Massive temptation. Just love crabs and love these in the attractive curry.

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  6. Hi Gloria, love your curry crab, it look very temping. I would love to have extra rice to mop up all the gravy. :))

    Best regardas.
    Amelia

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  7. This looks so yummy Gloria! Glad to have stumbled upon your blog :-)

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  8. am in love with this crab curry,super tempting dear..makes me hungry :)

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