Delicious Goan Crab Curry

by Sunitha Fernandez
Crab with other ingredients - Delicious Goan Crab Curry
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Cuisine Goa
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Crabs(de-veined and cleaned) - 450 g
  • garlic(finely chopped) - 2 cloves
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 4 nos
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 4 nos
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 5 cms
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Onion(finely sliced, big) - 1 no
  • Red chilly(slit) - 1 no
  • Tomatoes(chopped) - 4 nos
  • Fish stock - 3/4 cup
  • Coconut milk - 1 1/2 cups
  • Chilly powder - 4 tsp
  • Coriander seeds(roasted and powdered) - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Black peppercorns(roasted and powdered) - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds(roasted and powdered, Jeerakam) - 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds(roasted and powdered) - 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel seeds(roasted and powdered) - 1/4 tsp
  • Ground nut oil(As reqd) -
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) -
Cuisine Goa
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Crabs(de-veined and cleaned) - 450 g
  • garlic(finely chopped) - 2 cloves
  • Cardamom(Elakka) - 4 nos
  • Cloves(Grambu) - 4 nos
  • Cinnamon(Karugapatta) - 5 cms
  • Mustard seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Onion(finely sliced, big) - 1 no
  • Red chilly(slit) - 1 no
  • Tomatoes(chopped) - 4 nos
  • Fish stock - 3/4 cup
  • Coconut milk - 1 1/2 cups
  • Chilly powder - 4 tsp
  • Coriander seeds(roasted and powdered) - 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Black peppercorns(roasted and powdered) - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds(roasted and powdered, Jeerakam) - 1 tsp
  • Fenugreek seeds(roasted and powdered) - 1/4 tsp
  • Fennel seeds(roasted and powdered) - 1/4 tsp
  • Ground nut oil(As reqd) -
  • Ghee - 1 tbsp
  • Salt(As reqd) -
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Instructions
  1. For preparing delicious goan crab curry, melt the ghee in a vessel. Add the garlic and stir over a low flame for 5 seconds.
  2. Add in the crabs and stir. Remove it and keep it aside.
  3. In the same pan, heat groundnut oil and fry the cardamom, cloves and cinnamon for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the mustard seeds and allow it to splutter.
  5. Then add in the onion and red chilly and fry until softened and lightly browned.
  6. Add coriander seeds, black peppercorns, cumin seeds, salt, fenugreek seeds, fennel seeds, fish stock, tomatoes and chilly powder. Allow it to simmer.
  7. Toss in the crabs and coconut milk. Allow it to simmer for 8 minutes until the crabs are cooked.
  8. Delicious goan crab curry is ready. Serve hot with rice.
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