Special Crab Masala
A spicy crab masala
Servings Prep Time
3people 30minutes
Servings Prep Time
3people 30minutes
  1. Clean and wash the crabs. For cleaning the crab, first plug the legs and cut into 2 pieces of large legs.Now open the shell and clean inside of the crab.
  2. Cut the cleaned crab into 2 pieces.
  3. Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan. Add cinnamon, cardamom. cloves and bay leaves and fry for few seconds.
  4. Add grated coconut and stir for 2 minutes.
  5. Add coriander seeds, fennel seeds and fry combined with all the ingredients.
  6. Grind the above with some water.
  7. Heat oil in a kadai. Add chopped onion and saute till it turns light golden colour.
  8. Add ginger-garlic paste. Saute well.
  9. Add the chopped tomatoes and mix well.
  10. Add the crab and stir well for 1 minute.
  11. Add the masala paste and mix well.
  12. Pour enough water to cook.
  13. Cover and cook on full flame for 1 minute. Stir and cook for 15 – 20 minutes on low flame.
  14. When done, transfer the contents to a serving bowl.
  15. Garnish with coriander leaves.