Sunday, October 4, 2009

"SPICY CRAB MASALA"........IN AN AUTHENTIC SOUTHERN STYLE!!


1. Crab -4 no s
2. Mustard -1/2 tsp
3. Red Chilly -3no s
4. Ginger -1 big piece
5. Garlic -5 no s
6. Grated Coconut -1 cup
7. Shallots -5 to 8 no s
8. Turmeric Powder -1/2 tsp
9. Red Chilly powder -1 tsp
10. Coriander Powder -2 tsp
11. Garam Masala -1 tsp
12. Onion( finely chopped) -2 no s
13. Green chilly(optional) -3 no s
14. Curry Leaves -
15. Coconut Oil -2 ½ tabs
16. Water -1 cup
17. Salt -

How to Prepare:
( In a Blender Put 1 cup of Grated Coconut 5 to 8 no s of Shallots and a little bit of water and blend it well to get a medium paste and keep it aside .)


1. Cut the Crab into Pieces and Clean it well and keep it aside.
2. Take a Kadai , and Add 2tbs of oil then put mustard ,broken red chilly and curry leaves and sauté it well then add finely chopped ginger garlic pieces and sauté well .
3. Add the finely chopped onions , green chilly , put ½ tsp of turmeric powder ,1tsp of red chilly powder ,2 tsp of coriander powder , 1 tsp of garam masala ,sauté well.
4. Put the Cleaned Pieces of Crab into this masala texture for 5 minutes at a low flame.
5. Add the Blended coconut paste into this texture and add about ½ or for more gravy you can add up to 1 cup of water and mix well ,add salt for taste at this stage of cooking.
6. Close with a lid for boiling about 5 to 10 minutes at a low flame.
7. After 10 minutes put off the flame ,open the lid and Add ½ tabs of oil for balancing the taste of spicy crab masala.
8. Garnish it with Curry Leaves and can serve it hot.


(Crab is not available in every season...but when it is available dont forget to try this recipie because its really very spicy and tasty...)

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