CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLE | How to make CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLE

By Shobha Keshwani  |  18th Jul 2018  |  
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CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLEby Shobha Keshwani
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    25

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  • Serves

    4

    People

10

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About CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLE Recipe

Making crab curry was on my list since a long time. At last I got some crabs though they were not really big, still the curry turned out awesome. I made it in the Goan style and served with plain rice. This gravy can go with dosas and appams too.

CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLE

Ingredients to make CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLE

  • Crabs ..... 4-5
  • tomato .. 1
  • onion ... 1 large (1 cup sliced) + 1/4 cup finely chopped
  • Grated coconut .. 1/2 cup
  • ginger .. 1 inch piece
  • garlic ... 5-6 cloves
  • Dry red chillies .. 2-3
  • fennel seeds .. 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds .. 1/2 tsp
  • cloves ........ 3-4
  • cardamoms .. 4-5
  • cinnamon .. small piece
  • turmeric powder .. 1/4 tsp
  • red chilli powder .. 1/2 tsp (or more if you like )
  • coriander powder .. 1 tsp
  • Garam masala powder .. 1/2 tsp
  • salt .... to taste
  • curry leaves .. 1 sprig
  • coriander leaves .. handful
  • oil .... 4-5 tbsps or as needed
  • lemon juice ... 2 tbsps
  • Thick coconut milk ... 2-3 tbsps

How to make CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLE

  1. Clean the crabs and cut them into pieces.
  2. Marinate them with salt, little turmeric powder and lemon juice.
  3. In a pan heat 1 tbsp oil and add the fennel seeds, cumin seeds, red chillies, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon.
  4. When they leave out an aroma tip in the onion and saute it adding the ginger garlic after a little while.
  5. Now add the grated onion and stir fry for a minute.
  6. Grind it adding water to a thick paste.
  7. Now heat oil in a pan and add the finely chopped onions. Saute.
  8. Add the tomato cubes and the spice powders except garam masala .
  9. Tip in the marinated crab pieces and stir fry until they change the colour for about 2 minutes.
  10. Now add the ground masala paste, curry leaves and salt. Stir fry for a few minutes.
  11. Add one and half to two cups of water and simmer to cook for about 15 minutes.
  12. Finally stir in the coconut milk and garnish with coriander leaves.

Reviews for CRAB CURRY GOAN STYLE (1)

Hema Mallika year ago

Thanks for sharing this recipe.
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Shobha Keshwani
a year ago
Thanks for liking Hema .