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I learnt cooking from my mother as most of you did. She taught me traditional cooking as a tradition. The chilli hot in my serving is usually less but without any compromise to the taste.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Crab masala

    Ingredients
Crabs : 3
Onion : 1/2 medium size 
Tomato : 1/2 medium size
Cashew :  5 
Kasa kasa : 1 tsp
Fennel (Sombu) : 1 tsp
Cumin seeds : 1 tsp
Garlic pods : 4 + 2
Green chilli : 2
Red chilli : 2
Block pepper : 1+2 tsp

Clean the crab and keep it aside
To make paste for Crab
  • Heat the oil, add Fennel seeds, Cumin seeds, Black pepper, Garlic pods 4, Green chilli, red chilli, kasa kasa, cashew.
  • Fry it and leave it to cool down.
  • Grind it in the mixi.

To make Crab masala
  • Break the crab's legs and claws from the body.
  • Heat the oil and add onion. Fry it until it turns golden brown.
  • Add tomato, garlic 2 pods. Fry it and add cleaned crabs.
  • Fry it till crab is half cooked or 8 mins in medium heat.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and mix it well.
  • Add coconut paste and add little water and mix it well in medium heat.
  • If spicy required can add block pepper
  • Switch off after 15 minutes.
  • Serve it with coriander leaves added to the top.

1 comment:

  1. Wow.....this looks good. Congratulations on your blog and I am so proud of you!

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