How to make Spicy Indian Crab Curry - Recipe
Spicy Indian crab curry is a popular seafood recipe in India. This recipe involves crab pieces cooked in a spicy mix and coconut mixture and cooked on a medium flame. This crab curry is perfect for cold weather and good for some health issues like cold as well. You can increase the spices if you like it hotter. You can also substitute cooked shrimp, lobster, king crab legs or imitation crab meat or lobster tail. If you are using raw crab or dungeons crab, clean it, and take the legs off the body. Cut the body into two pieces, discard the hard shell. I have also included a link to a spicy Indian crab curry recipe at the end of this hub. Make sure to check it out.
Indian Crab Curry Recipe
Ingredients for spicy Indian crab curry recipe
- 1/2 kg crab
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp chilli powder
- 2 onion, chopped
- 1 tomato, chopped
- 5 garlic flakes or 2 tsp garlic
- 4 tsp coconut grated
- salt to taste
- 3 tbsp oil
- Turmeic powder a pinch
- 2 tsp coriander leaves, chopped
How to make spicy Indian crab curry:
1. Heat a little oil and sauté the onions (1 chopped), garlic and cumin seeds.
2. Grind these spices with turmeric powder, pepper, chilli powder and grated coconut to make fine paste.
3. Fry the onions in oil till light brown. Now add the tomato and cook on medium flame for 3-4 minutes.
4. Add the crabs and stir well. Fry for a while until there is a change in color on the crab shells.
5. Add the ground masala and cook the crab curry for a minute.
6. Pour 1 1/2 cups of water, and boil, covered and cook the crab curry on medium heat for 15 minutes.
7. Turn off the heat when crab curry thickens.
8. Sprinkle the coriander leaves on top before serving.
9. Now spicy Indian crab curry recipe is ready. Serve with rice.
Enjoy and let me know if you got it right.
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Tips for making Spicy Indian Crab Curry
1. Crabs come in different sizes - adjust the ingredients according to the size of crab.
2. You can make spicy Indian crab curry recipe using raw crab or cooked crab. Both taste really good.
3. The crab curry tastes best when eaten immediately after preparation.
4. If you are using raw crab or dungeons crab, clean it, and take the legs off the body. Cut the body into two pieces, discard the hard shell.
5. Replace crab with King Crab legs or Lobster to fit your interests.
Let us know how delicious your spicy crab curry turned out by sharing your feedback in the comments area below.
Video showing How to make Indian Crab Curry
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