Crab Masala

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INGREDIENTS

1) Crabs(Njandu) or Crab Meat – 1/2 kg
(cleaned with shells on)
2) Garlic pods(minced) – 3 nos
3) Ginger(minced) – 1/2″ piece
4) Green chillies(slit) – 5 nos
5) Onion – 2 nos
6) Tomato(chopped) – 1 no
7) Shallots(Kunjulli) – 5 nos
(finely chopped)
8) Dry red chilly – 1 no
9) Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
10) Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
11) Chilly powder – 2+1/2 tsp
12) Salt – As reqd
13) Veg oil – 1 tbsp
14) Water – 1 Cup
15) Coriander leaves(chopped) – A small bunch
17) Grated Coconut – 1/2 cup
18) Coriander powder –
19) Cardamom – 2
20) Cinnamon – 1 or 2 small pieces
21) Cloves – 2 nos

METHOD

1) Clean the crab or u can even use the crab chunks or crab meat.

2) Grind the masala into a fine paste,Coconut,Cilantro,Green chillies, pepper,ginger, garlic,1 or 2 Shallots,Corriander Powder, 1/4 tsp of garam masala powder.

3) Heat oil in a pot. Add the Cardamom,cinnamon and Cloves.

4) Add Sliced Onions allow it to turn soft and transparent, add red chilly and shallots cook for 30 seconds.

5)Add turmeric powder and Chilly powder cook for 2 minutes.

6)Add the masala paste and allow it to cook until the raw taste goes off.

7)Add the uncooked crabs mix it well with the masalas allow it cook for about 5 mins.

7)Add the chopped tomatoes mix well.

8)Add salt to taste and water . Cook on low heat for 30 minutes, until the crab is cooked.

9)Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

:- Crab Masala is ready.

:- Serve Crab Masala hot with rice.

Recipe By
Kiran Mary.

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6 Responses to “Crab Masala”

  1. sailaja Says:

    Looks very colourful…yummy

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  2. tina Says:

    Ithuvare try cheythitilla but ithu kandittu kothivarunnu…Looks very colourful and delicious….

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  3. Sanghi Says:

    Yummy crab masala..!;)

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  4. kiran Says:

    Thanku my Dear Friends…

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  5. sangeetha Says:

    Adipoli!!!!
    Njan ithuvare veettil crab undakkiyittilla…
    but ithokke kanumbo sharikkum thinnan thonnum dea..!!!

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  6. kiran Says:

    I too was little hesitated to cook crab for the first time, but wen i tried it , it was really good, try it… 🙂

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