Crab Masala Restaurant Style

Authentic crab curry with rosted masala

Crab Masala Restaurant Style | Pachakam

Crab Masala Restaurant Style

Authentic crab curry with rosted masala

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Rita Surendar

Published On: 20 Nov 2014

Rating: 3
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Served : 4
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  • 4 large Crabs ( cut and cleaned)
    1 Large Onion
    1 Large Tomato
    1/2 cup grated coconut
    2 green chillies
    small piece ginger
    4 pod of garlic
    1 tea spoon Kashmiri chilli powder
    1 tea spoon coriander powder
    1/2 teaspoon pepper powder
    1/4 tea spoon turmeric powder
    1/2 tea spoon garam masala powder
    1/4 tea spoon jeera
    1/2 cup tamrind pulp
    4 or 5 curry leaves
    1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves
    salt to taste
    2 table spoon oil


Step 1

clean and cut crab into 2 pieces ,sprinkle some salt and lemon juice and keep asidein a sauce pan pour little oil , first fry 2 table spoon of onions, jeera and coconut, then add the coriander powder, chilli powder , pepper powder and grind this in the mixer and keep aside

Step 2

pour the remaining oil in the kadai, add the remaining onions, fry until slightly brown, add cut ginger/garlic, curry leaves, then add the tomatoes, add turmeric, and ground masala and fry well until oil comes out of the masala, add salt , the tamrind pulp, garam masala and mix well, then add the crabs , add water 1 cup and cook for 10 minutes

Step 3

when done close off the gas and add the coriander leaves..enjoy..thank you ....Rita

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