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Saturday, January 7, 2012

CRAB SPLENDOUR (CRAB IN SOUTH INDIAN MASALA)



Ingredients:
· Crab: Medium Sizes 5 -6 ( after clean wash marinate it with little salt and turmeric powder)
· Onion: 2 medium sizes chopped
· Mango: 1 small chopped (if not available you can add green tomatoes)
· Garlic: 15- 20 cloves
· Ginger: 1 – 2 tbsp. crushed
· Coconut: ½ coconuts grated
· Turmeric powder: 1/2 tbsp
· Salt according to taste
· Oil: 3 – 4 tbsp

Ingredients for Masala Paste:
· Long red chillies (badige Menasu): 9-10
· Coriander Seeds: 1/2 cup (equal to 8 tbsp)
· Black Peppercorns: ¼ cup (equal to 4 tbsp)
· Clove and cinnamon stick; 4- 5
· Poppy seeds: ½ spoons

METHOD
Fry above masala ingredient one by one in a frying pan and keep aside.
Now grind them into medium paste by adding
Coconut, Onion: ½ chopped, Crushed ginger, Garlic 10 cloves, turmeric powder and water.

In cooking pan put oil add onion chopped followed by crushed garlic sauté until it turns pink.
Now add the washed marinated crab, pour the chopped green tomatoes and keep it on a boil for about 10 minutes.
Now once the crab is cooked properly add the masala paste, salt and water (according to the consistency)
Cook the crab in masala mix for about 10- 15 minutes. Let the crab get sealed in the masala very well.

Crab Splendour (Crab Masala) is ready to eat.
Serve it with hot dosa or chapatti.

10 comments:

  1. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare & delicious!

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  2. This sounds great...my mom used to make a similar curry with crab.

    Regards,
    Manju
    http://manjuseatingdelights.blogspot.com

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  3. wow thats looks so yummy, delicious...so appetizing!.

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  4. excellent recipe...thanks for sharing dear..;)
    Tasty Appetite

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  5. thanks again for such good response

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  6. Ooh these crabs look scrumptious.

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