Monday, 24 March 2014

CRAB CURRY



Ingredients:
  • Large Crab - 1
  • Small Onion - 5
  • Tomato - 1
  • Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Black pepper powder - 1 tsp
  • Chili powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
  • Curry Leaves
  • Coriander Leaves
  • Ground coconut - ½ Cup
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon - 1 inch pieces
  • Salt to taste
  • Sesame Oil - 1 tbsp


Method:
  • Wash crab in running water, remove the unwanted parts from it.
  • Cut the crab into medium size.
  • Heat oil in a pan , add cinnamon cumin seeds and fennel seeds.
  • Then add chopped onions and pinch of salt and saute until onion become translucent.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute well until the raw flavor get lost.
  • Then add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, pepper powder and saute well until the masala cooked in the oil.
  • Add chopped tomato and saute well until tomato get smashed.
  • Then add crab and mix to make the crab coat well with the gravy.
  • Add some water and required amount of salt.
  • Allow the crab to cook well until the gravy become orange colour.
  • Add ground coconut into the gravy.
  • Stir well and allow to cook in low flame for 5- 10 minutes.
  • Now great crab curry ready.
  • Enjoy with steamed rice and rasam