Recipes - A Spicy Crab Preparation with Aromatic Spices and Roasted Coconut

INGREDIENTS:

6 Medium sized Crabs
2 Medium onions, chopped
3 Tomatoes, chopped
1/2 Grated coconut
1" chopped ginger
5 cloves chopped garlic
6 whole red chillies
2 sticks cinnamon
8 to 10 cloves
4 pods cardamom
3 tbsp. coriander Seeds
3 Sprigs curry leaves
3 Green chillies, slit
12 peppercorns
Salt to taste
1 ½ cup water

METHOD:

Rinse the crabs in running water. Remove the shells and cut each into two pieces. In a pan, roast coconut till light brown and keep aside. Roast red chillies, cinnamon, cloves, cardamon, pepper and coriander seeds lightly, Grind them together with coconut,ginger and garlic. Heat oil add onion, tomatoes, green chillies, curry leaves and saute till brown.  Add the ground paste and cook till the oil separates from the gravy. Add crabs and stir. Add water, cover and simmer for 20 minutes. Adjust salt. Serve hot with boiled rice.


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  • Calvina Correa, Dubai

    Sun, Jun 4 2017

    This recipe turned out to be lovely....thank you for sharing....

  • asha, attur

    Sun, Jun 12 2016

    can u tell us where to add the Tomatos ??????

  • Quintin Sequeira, Abu Dhabi

    Thu, Feb 26 2015

    I would prefer to add 1/2 tsp mustard seeds as well to crackle in heated oil along with the curry leaves. Really increases the aroma.

  • Rita, Germany

    Sun, May 25 2014

    @Sujita,Usually when you saute onion becomes Brown add tomatoes and let it fry till oil leaves ,add then your ground paste and later cook as in recipe described.coconut is meant for to grind paste .(as I do)

  • sujitha, manglore

    Tue, May 20 2014

    what did u do with coconut and tomato. you didn't mention

  • Sylvia, Mangalore/Mumbai

    Thu, Oct 3 2013

    I try recipes with good reviews and this is one of them. Added 2 tsp. vinegar to the masala. Tasted wonderful!

  • flavia, mangalore

    Wed, Sep 4 2013

    iguess add tomatoes after u fried the onions then add masala paste. I did not try but i assume this is correct.

  • A SPICY CRAB PREPARATION WITH AROMATIC SPICES AND ROASTED COCONUT, DOMBIVLI

    Sat, Aug 31 2013

    Madam - Flavy D`Almeida, Please tell us when to add tomatoes?

  • Nora D'Souza, Puttur/Dubai

    Sun, Nov 25 2012

    I tried this reciepe and it came out very yummy...Thanks for sharing.

  • Elveena D'sa, Mangalore/ dubai

    Tue, Dec 7 2010

    Hello...i tried ur reciepe...and it was awesome....all were licking...their fingers ...HE HE HE ...thank you for posting..

  • Rita, Kuwait

    Mon, Aug 30 2010

    where to add the tomatoes?

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