Crab Curry | How to make Crab Curry

By Manini Badlani  |  1st Feb 2017  |  
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About Crab Curry Recipe

My first attempt at cooking crabs. I had this at my friend Uttara's in Dubai and had fallen in love with it. Got the recipe from her and finally picked up the courage to get some crabs semi cleaned and went on to clean and cook them. All I can say is a huge thanks to her. This is her recipe except I left out the potatoes, used regular oil and added lemon juice at the end.

Crab Curry, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Crab Curry by Manini Badlani will definitely help you in its preparation. The Crab Curry can be prepared within 30 minutes. The time taken for cooking Crab Curry is 30 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 2 people. The recipe details out how to make Crab Curry step by step. The detailed explanation makes Crab Curry so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Crab Curry can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Crab Curry from BetterButter.

Crab Curry

Ingredients to make Crab Curry

  • 2 small-medium crabs - cleaned, washed and cut in pieces
  • Paste of 2 onions, 1
  • 3 medium potatoes cubed
  • 1 tsp haldi
  • Some extra chilli powder if you want more spicy
  • 1 tsp jeera powder
  • 4 Green chillies slit
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbs mustard oil
  • Bit of sugar (optional)
  • 1 cup warm water

How to make Crab Curry

  1. Heat the oil and put in the paste and fry well
  2. When done add 3 medium potatoes cubes
  3. Add 1 tsp haldi some extra chilli powder if you want and fry on medium flame covered till potatoes half done stirring from time to time
  4. Now add the crabs mix well fry add jeera powder mix well
  5. Put in some green chillies slit (to your spicy taste)
  6. Fry on high heat stirring all the time and after a while lower the flame cover and cook
  7. When the beautiful colour comes and the oil comes out put in one cup of warm water mix well and boil on high heat
  8. When it starts boiling again lower the flame and cover and cook till the gravy is light and it's done
  9. Add the salt first in the masala a little and then when you put in the crabs I put in a bit of sugar too (to your taste, optional)

Reviews for Crab Curry (1)

Parul Goel3 years ago

looks stunning

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