Crab Masala | How to make Crab Masala

By Akum Raj Jamir  |  17th Sep 2016  |  
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About Crab Masala Recipe

A South Indian Style Crab Masala recipe.

Crab Masala is an authentic dish which is perfect to serve on all occasions. The Crab Masala is delicious and has an amazing aroma. Crab Masala by Akum Raj Jamir will help you to prepare the perfect Crab Masala in your kitchen at home. Crab Masala needs 15 minutes for the preparation and 25 minutes for cooking. In the BetterButter app, you will find the step by step process of cooking Crab Masala. This makes it easy to learn how to make the delicious Crab Masala. In case you have any questions on how to make the Crab Masala you can comment on the page below. The "What's cooking" feature on the BetterButter app can help you connect with our home chefs like Akum Raj Jamir. Crab Masala will surely satisfy the taste buds of your guests and you will get compliments from your guests.

Crab Masala

Ingredients to make Crab Masala

  • Crab 5
  • bay leaf 1
  • cinnamon 1 small stick
  • cardamom 4
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • onion 2 medium finely chopped
  • curry leaves 1 sprig
  • ginger garlic paste 2 tsp
  • tomato 2 medium finely chopped
  • turmeric powder 1 tsp
  • red chilly powder 2 tsp
  • coriander powder 2 tsp
  • pepper powder 1/2 tsp
  • coconut oil 3 tsp
  • salt to taste
  • coriander leaves a handful chopped
  • water 1/2 cup
  • For Grinding
  • coconut 1/2 cup
  • fennel seeds 1 tsp
  • curry leaves 1 sprig
  • green chilly 2

How to make Crab Masala

  1. Wash the Crab thoroughly in water and keep aside.
  2. Grind the coconut, curry leaves, fennel seeds, green chili to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Add the whole spices - bay leaf, cardamom, cinnamon and fennel seeds and let them sizzle.
  5. Add the curry leaves, onions and saute until they turn transparent.
  6. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  7. Add the chopped tomatoes, cover and cook till it turns mushy.
  8. Add the spice powders - turmeric, red chili, pepper, coriander powder and salt, mix well, cover with lid and let it cook till oil separates from the sides.
  9. Add the crab and mix well so that all the masala is well coated with the crab.
  10. Cover the pan and continue to cook till the crab changes its colour for around 5 mins.
  11. Add the grounded paste, mix well, add ½ cup water, cover the pan and cook for around 5-10 mins in medium heat.
  12. Increase the heat and cook till the masala thickens.
  13. Add chopped coriander leaves, give a quick stir and take off the heat.

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