Monday, July 25, 2011



  1. Crab(cleaned)- 500 grams
  2. Onion chopped- 2 nos
  3. Tomato sliced- 1 no(optional)
  4. Coconut milk(thick)-1/2 to 3/4 cup
  5. Curry leaves- few
  6. Mustard seeds
  7. Oil

For the marinade

  1. Ginger-1" piece
  2. Garlic-4 cloves
  3. Green chili- 1
  4. Fennel seeds-1 tsp
  5. Turmeric powder- 1 tsp
  6. Coriander powder- 1 tsp
  7. Red chili powder- 2to 3 tsp(or according to taste)
  8. Curry leaves-5 to 6 nos
  9. Coriander leaves chopped- 1/4cup
  10. Mint leaves- 6 to 8 nos
  11. Water
  12. salt to taste

  • Grind all the ingredients listed under marinade to form a smooth paste.Rub this onto the crab and leave aside for half an hour.
  • Heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds let it splutter .Add curry leaves and onion and saute till it turns golden brown.
  • Now add the the crab along with the remaining marinade,tomato ,salt to taste and enough water.Mix well.Cover and cook over low flame till done.
  • When the crab is cooked pour in the coconut milk and simmer for 2  minutes.

Serve with rice.

Sending this to Any one can cook event at Taste of pearl city

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