Special Crab Masala

A spicy crab masala

Special Crab Masala

A spicy crab masala

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

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By Lakshmi Ram Nair

Published On: 14 Nov 2013

Rating: 3
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30 Minutes
Served : 3
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Ingredients

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Step 1 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 1

Clean and wash the crabs. For cleaning the crab, first plug the legs and cut into 2 pieces of large legs.Now open the shell and clean inside of the crab.

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Step 2 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 2

Cut the cleaned crab into 2 pieces.

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Step 3 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 3

Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add cinnamon, cardamom. cloves and bay leaves and fry for few seconds.

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Step 4 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 4

Add grated coconut and stir for 2 minutes.

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Step 5 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 5

Add coriander seeds, fennel seeds and fry combined with all the ingredients.

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Step 6 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 6

Grind the above with some water.

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Step 7 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 7

Heat oil in a kadai. Add chopped onion and saute till it turns light golden colour.

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Step 8 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 8

Add ginger-garlic paste. Saute well.

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Step 9 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 9

Add the chopped tomatoes and mix well.

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Step 10 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 10

Add chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.

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Step 11 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 11

Add the crab and stir well for 1 minute.

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Step 12 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 12

Add the masala paste and mix well.

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Step 13 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 13

Pour enough water to cook.

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Step 14 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 14

Cover and cook on full flame for 1 minute. Stir and cook for 15 - 20 minutes on low flame.

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Step 15 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 15

When done, transfer the contents to a serving bowl.

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Step 16 Special Crab Masala Recipe

Step 16

Garnish with coriander leaves.

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