Friday, February 28, 2014

Crab Curry



Ingredients:

Crab - 3
Small onion (Chopped) - 1 cup
Tomato - 1 (big)
Green chilli - 3 
Garlic - 4 Cloves (finely chopped)
Tamarind paste - 1tsp
Red chilli powder- 2 ½ tsp
Corriander powder - 4 tsp
Turmeric powder - ½ tsp
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Ginger garlic paste - 1tsp
Fennel powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder - 1 tsp
Coriander leaves- few

For Seasoning:
Oil - 1 to 2 tbsp
Fennel seeds - ¾ tsp
Bay leaf - 1 
Cardamom - 1 
Curry leaves - Handfull
Cumin seeds - 3/4 tsp

Preparation :- 

1. Clean the crabs and keep aside. 

2. Soak the tamarind in a cup of water. set aside.
3.Take a wide kadai, add oil and season with cumin seeds, fennel seeds, bay leaf, cardamom, Green chilli and curry leaves.
5. Once it splutters, add chopped onion and chopped garlic followed by ginger garlic paste and dry spice powders(Chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, fennel powder and cumin powder) and fry for few minutes.
6. Then add tomato and salt.Saute well.
7. Add crabs when tomato starts melting and mix till masala coats well .
8. Add the tamarind extract and coconut milk with little water.
9. Stir well and  allow to boil for 5 to 10 minutes till the oil floats and the mixture becomes thick in consistency.



10. Then add few curry leaves and coriander leaves before removing from stove .
11. Serve hot with steamed white rice, idli , dosa or Adai.




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