Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala | How to make Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala

By Sharmistha Cheema  |  4th May 2016  |  
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  • Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala, How to make Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala
Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masalaby Sharmistha Cheema
  • Prep Time

    20

    mins
  • Cook Time

    20

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

32

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About Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala

It's my Mom's recipe an all time favourite with the family and so easy to make.

Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Sharmistha Cheema. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala recipe by Sharmistha Cheema. Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala can serve 4 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala.

Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala

Ingredients to make Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala

  • 2 whole crabs, cut into medium pieces
  • 2 onions
  • 1 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
  • 4-5 green chillies
  • Mustard oil
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder
  • Red Chilli powder
  • Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp Mustard Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar

How to make Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala

  1. Marinate the prawns with salt and turmeric and keep aside for 5 mins.
  2. Now heat mustard oil and fry the crabs till they change colour. Remove and keep aside.
  3. Now in the same oil, add ginger-garlic paste and fry for a minute. Please ensure that it doesn't burn.
  4. Then add the onions and fry till they turn golden brown. Add the tomato puree and the dry spices and fry till the masala leaves oil.
  5. Now add 1 cup hot water and let it come to boil. Once it starts boiling add the crabs and cover and cook for five minutes.
  6. Lastly add the mustard paste and cook for another five minutes. When all the masala coats the crabs well, it's done.
  7. Serve it with steamed rice.

Reviews for Knakrar Jhaal/ Crab Masala (2)

sandsea Jacksona year ago

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Shini Prakash2 years ago

Absolutely stunning dish!
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