Friday, September 4, 2015

CRAB RECIPES - CRAB COCONUT CURRY


Hi foodies..Welcome to AYESHA'S KITCHEN. Here is the recipe of a perfect curry based crab dish which can be served along with rice, chappathi, paratha, dosa etc. When ever i get fresh crabs, i prefer making this crab curry as it is so simple and delicious. Here marinated crab is shallow fried and then cooked in the coconut gravy which gives an aromatic flavor to this dish.


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INGREDIENTS



Crab                                              - 500g(cleaned ,cut and marinated with 1 tsp turmeric powder,1 tsp coriander powder ,1 tsp pepper powder and salt)

Small onions sliced                         - 10 nos
Tomato (small)                                -2 nos
Green chilly                                     - 3 nos
Ginger garlic chopped                    - 2 tbsp
Coconut                                           -1 cup
Fennel seed(perumjeerakam)          -1 tsp
Turmeric powder                             -1 tsp
Coriander powder                           -2 tsp
Chilly powder                                  -2 tsp
Salt
Curry leaves
Oil

PREPARATION


  • Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan and fry the marinated crab until done and keep it aside.
  • Now heat oil in a deep bottomed pot (preferably clay pot) and when hot add chopped ginger garlic. 
  • Then add small onion slices. Saute till done and then  sliced tomatoes and green chilly .
  • Put required salt and cook well with lid closed.
  • Now add the fried crab to it and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Grind together coconut, fennel seed, (turmeric, coriander and chilly )powders in half cup of water.
  • Grind to a fine paste . Pour this mixture to the crab roast masala and check for salt.
  • Mix well and cook for  few minutes in a medium flame. Stir occasionally.
  • In a separate pan, heat 2 tbsp of oil and add 1 tsp sliced small onion.Saute well.
  • Pour this over the curry and garnish with curry leaves.

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