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.
Heat 2 tbsps coconut oil, add fennel seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns and saute for a min.
Add sliced onions and saute for 2 mins.
Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
Add chopped tomatoes and saute till it turns soft and mushy
Add turmeric powder, chilli powder, coriander powder, salt to taste, mix well and saute for a min.
Add ¼ cup water, cover the pan and cook for 1-2 mins.
Let the masala cool down, add them to a grinder cup, add grated coconut, poppy seeds, cashewnuts and grind them into a smooth paste.
Heat 1 tbsp coconut oil, add cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf and saute for a min
Add the paste, stir continously and cook for 2 mins.
Add 1-1½ cups water, stir well blending the masalas well with water.
Add the cleaned Crabs and mix well.
Bring it to a boil, cover the pan and cook for about 15 mins. Adjust the gravy consistency as per your requirement.
Garnish with fried curry leaves and take off the heat.
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