Crab  Masala

Crab  Masala

 

Crab is one of my favourite, not only mine but the whole of my families favourite dish.

Crab curry / Nandu masala

Crab curry / Nandu masala

Ingredients:

  • Crab – 2 nos
  • Onions – 1 ½ nos
  • Tomato – 1 no
  • Chilli powder – 1 ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Cumin seeds – ¼ tsp
  • Split black gram – ¼ tsp
  • Coconut milk – ½ cup
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Oil – 2 tsp
  • Curry leaves – a string

Preparation:

  • Wash and clean the crab.
  • Finely chop the onions and tomatoes.
  • Heat oil in a kadai. Put mustard, blackgram, cumin and curry leaves. Wait till they splutter.
  • Put the onions, fry them till they are golden brown.
  • Put the tomatoes, fry them till they become mushy.
  • Put all the spice powders and salt.
  • Put the crab and fry them for 3 mins. Pour in half a cup of water and cover with the lid.
  • Wait till it gets cooked.

Serve hot. It goes out well with steamed rice.

 

 

 

 

 

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