Crab Roast

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Ingredients: (Approx.)

Crab meat chunks (1 Pack) — 250 grms
Sliced Onion length wise — 1 Cup
Green chilly — 4 nos
Ginger — 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves — 2 sprigs
Coriander powder — 2 tbsp
Chilly powder — 1/2 tsp
Turmeric powder — 1/4 tsp
Salt — to taste
Water — 1/2 cup
Oil — 2 tbsp
Lemon juice — 1 tsp

For the Masala Powder:
Fennel seeds — 1 1/2 tsp
Whole Peppercorns — 1 tsp
Clove — 1
Cinnamon — 1


1) Make the masala powder by grinding fennel seeds, peppercorns, clove and cinnamon into a fine powder, in the small jar of a mixer or coffee grinder. Keep 1/4 tsp aside before adding the masala powder to the dish.

2) Heat oil in a pan and saute thinly sliced big onion till they turn soft.

3) Add finely chopped ginger, garlic, green chillies and 1 sprig of curry leaves and stir till everything turns soft and golden in color.

4) Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, chilly powder and the freshly ground masala powder and saute for a minute, in low heat or till the raw smell goes.

5) Add the crab meat and gently stir to coat all the masala to the meat. Add 1/4 to 1/2 cup water to this and let it cook covered for few minutes, in low heat.

6) When the gravy is thick and masala is well blended with the crab meat, adjust the salt.

7) Add 1/4 tsp masala powder, kept aside earlier .

8) Fry curry leaves in coconut oil and add the same to the dish.This garnishing will give a wonderful aroma to the dish. Also add 3or 4 drops of lemon juice.

This dish will go fine with rice,chappathi,palappam.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary.

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