Spicy Crab Masala
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Spicy Crab Masala

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A very delicious and spicy South Indian style carb dish. Aromat and flavorful. If you love carb and like spicy food you can try this and i am sure you will love it.

Akum Raj Jamir

Ingredients

3 servings
  1. 5 Crabs approx 750 gms
  2. 3 tbsps Coconut oil
  3. 1 tsp fennel seeds
  4. 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  5. 1 tsp Peppercorns
  6. 2 onion sliced
  7. 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  8. 2 tomatoes chopped
  9. 1 tsp turmeric powder
  10. 1 tsp Coriander powder
  11. 1 tsp Chilli powder
  12. 1 tbsp grated coconut
  13. 2 tbsps poppy seeds
  14. 6 whole cashewnuts
  15. 2 cardamom
  16. 3 cloves
  17. 1 small cinnamon stick
  18. 1 bay leaf
  19. 2 cups water
  20. to taste Salt
  21. 1 sprig fried curry leaves

Steps

20 mins
  1. Heat 2 tbsps coconut oil, add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns and saute for a min.

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  2. Add sliced onions and saute for 2 mins.

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  3. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

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  4. Add chopped tomatoes and saute till it turns soft and mushy

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  5. Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt to taste, mix well and saute for a min.

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  6. Add ¼ cup water, cover the pan and cook for 1-2 mins.

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  7. Let the masala cool down, add them to a grinder cup, add grated coconut, poppy seeds, cashewnuts and grind them into a smooth paste.

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  8. Heat 1 tbsp coconut oil, add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf and saute for a min

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  9. Add the paste, stir continously and cook for 2 mins.

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  10. Add 1-1½ cups water, stir well blending the masalas well with water.

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  11. Add the cleaned Crabs and mix well.

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  12. Bring it to a boil, cover the pan and cook for about 15 mins. Adjust the gravy consistency as per your requirement.

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  13. Garnish with fried curry leaves and take off the heat.

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