Feb 20, 2014

Crab Masala

In a pan, add some oil and saute half of the onion. Once done, cool and grind it. Set it aside.

In the same pan, add some more oil. Now add some cloves + remaining half onion chopped. Once it is sautéed fine, add the ground onion paste and leave it to cook until the oil separates. Then add some turmeric pdr and cleaned crab pieces. Add some salt and allow it to cook closed for 5 minutes in medium flame. After 5 minutes, add the ground masala paste and some water to it. Adjust the salt and allow it to cook till done. This should not take more than 20 mins. Garnish with coriander leaves before you switch off the flame.

Ground masala paste : Coriander seeds + green chillies + fennel seeds(sombhu) + peppercorns + curry leaves + garlic + ginger + coconut

Masala paste : Saute in little oil and ground it to fine paste.
corriander seeds - 2 tbsp
green chillies - 8 to 10 noose
fennel seeds - 2 tsp
peppercorns - 1 tbsp
curry leaves - 5 leaves
garlic pods - 5 nos
ginger - 1 tsp
coconut - 1/2 cup

Other ingredients:
Onion - 1 big onion 
Corriander leaves - for garnish
salt - as per taste
turmeric pdr - 1/4 tsp


  1. Yum with hot rice....visually grabing for my lunch!

  2. The crab masala looks very tempting.Love the recipe.


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