Crab Biryani | How to make Crab Biryani

By Sadhana Khedekar  |  5th Jun 2017  |  
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About Crab Biryani Recipe

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Crab Biryani, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Crab Biryani is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Sadhana Khedekar. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Crab Biryani is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Crab Biryani recipe by Sadhana Khedekar. Crab Biryani can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Crab Biryani just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Crab Biryani 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 Crab Biryani.

Crab Biryani

Ingredients to make Crab Biryani

  • 6 - 7 medium sized crabs
  • 4 tbs roasteddry coconut pdr
  • 3 medium sized sliced onions
  • 4 - 5 tbs oil
  • 1 bowl crab stock ( grind small legs of crabs with 1 cup water ..then sieve it )
  • 2 tsp kashmiri chilly pdr
  • 1 1/2 tsp tikha red chilly pdr
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 2 tbs dhana - jeera pdr
  • 1 1/2 tbs garlic - jeera paste ( 1/2 spoon jeera + 20 - 25 garlic pods)
  • 350 gms. Basmati rice
  • Whole garam masala ( 2 tej patta , 4 green cardmom , 4 pepper corns , 4 cloves & 1 Cinnamon stick)
  • 2 tbs gram flour
  • 2 tsp tamrind pulp
  • salt
  • Chopped mint n coriander leaves.

How to make Crab Biryani

  1. First wash basmati rice and keep in water for 30 min.
  2. Add whole garam masala and salt ..
  3. Cook rice until 70% rice done.
  4. Sieve it and keep aside.
  5. Take oil in a big pan ...Add sliced onions
  6. Saute till onions become brown in colour
  7. Add garlic - jeera paste
  8. Saute till you get nice aroma
  9. Now add all dry masalas ...Saute further.
  10. Add roasted coconut pdr..Slower down the flame
  11. Add gram flour and saute properly..Till you get the nice aroma. Roast for 3- 4 min.
  12. Add chopped few chopped Coriander leaves..Mix well
  13. Now add crabs
  14. Mix well...All the crabs should be properly coated with masalas
  15. Add tamarind pulp...stir
  16. Add crab stock
  17. Add 1&1/2 cup hot water
  18. Add salt and cook the crabs for 12 -15 min..On medium flame
  19. When gravy thickens spread rice on it ...Slower down the flame..
  20. Cover the pan properly with a lid ..Cook for 10 min.
  21. Now slowly open the lid and check ...All the water is absorbed and rice is fully properly cooked
  22. After 10 min. serve with sliced onions and lemon wedges

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