Crab Curry/Kerala Style Crab Curry in Coconut Milk




Kerala Crab Curry


Ingredients
  •  3-4 blue crabs
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 1 medium tomato, sliced 
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 tsp of chopped ginger 
  • 2 tsp red chilli powder
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk 
  • Few curry leaves
  • Salt as required
  • 1 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • Small piece of cinnamon and few cloves


Preparation
 Clean and cut the crab into smaller pieces(usually small crabs to 2 and bigger crabs to 4). You may include
the big claws too. In a thick bottomed vessel heat the oil at medium temperature. Add red chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder. Lightly roast  and add 2 tbsp of coconut milk,. mix the masala with the coconut milk and cook for 2-3 minutes to bring out the flavor. Add Green chilli and chopped ginger and cook for a minute or two and then add Onion and Tomatoes. Cook for 3-4 minutes and add enough water to cover everything and let it cook for another 15-20 minutes until the tomatoes and onion is cooked and soft and  thick curry is formed. Add the remaining coconut milk(add water if curry is thick) and bring to a boil add curry leaves, cinnamon and cloves and the cleaned crabs and cook for 7-8 minutes.

33 Comments:

Happy Cook said...

Woooooowww how i wish i had this curry, when i was living a thome we had this when ever there was crab available. Oh and hoow i enjoyed eating them.
Drooling

Kalyani said...

wow the curry looks delicious ........

Akila said...

Wow crab curryyy.... superb dear.... fantastic clicks and love to try....

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Regards,
Akila

Hamaree Rasoi said...

I'm amazed by your beautiful clicks dear...Looks delicious

Deepa
Hamaree Rasoi

kitchen flavours said...

I could eat the whole dish! Looks delicious!

An Open Book said...

love the colours but not much of a crab eater:)
my husband would love this for sure

Sharmilee! :) said...

Crab curry is my fav havent tasted it with coconut milk sounds and looks yum.....craving for it now :)

Kairali sisters said...

Vibrant color and a great Kerala special njandu curry...Kazhichitte oru paday...

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this crab dish makes my salivated, simply yummy!

San said...

Hey vrinda,i have never tasted crab in any form .Your crab curry is so tempting and nice shot ,guess i have to consider something now :)

Swathi said...

Vrinda,

Crab curry adipoli. Looks delicious.

Shabitha Karthikeyan said...

Delicious and drool worthy recipe !! Love it !!

Peggy said...

Don't think I've ever tried to use crab in curry! I don't know why because this looks absolutely delicious!

Pushpa said...

Crab curry looks perfect...delicious...

Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

Sushma Mallya said...

wow what a colour, it looks so yummy..its been ages i had crabs...very tempting

Yummy Team said...

I love crab dishes, pakshe try cheyyan pediya :( This looks perfect and delicious..Superb clicks, Vrinda..

Priya said...

Slurppp!!droolworthy crab curry..

Sayantani said...

so so so tempting...bookmarked

n33ma said...

wow this looks so good,iv never really eaten a good crab curry......

Suja Sugathan said...

Delicious curry,wonderful tempting click

Cool Lassi(e) said...

Crab Curry is looking awesome!

Cooking Blog Indexer said...

crab curry looks so yummy...

Nandini said...

I don't eat crabs but the curry is spicy and my cousin sister's favorite!

Rekha shoban said...

wow!!looks spicy and delicious curry!

Roshan said...

wow.....lovely curry.....mouthwatering.....literally :D :D

BeenaShylesh said...

delisious dear.......

Several tips said...

A wonderful recipe.

Debbi Does Dinner Healthy said...

Wonderful flavors and great pictures! Thanks!

Gulmohar said...

Love this curry, but never dared to cook crab :-)

Nitha said...

Our fav.. Looks delicious..

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Oh!kothipichallo.Crab in coconut milk ethuvare kazhichittilla.adipoli ayitundu.

Sanghi said...

Mmm.. drooling over your crab curry, one of my mst favt dishes!

Anu Priya said...

Best Recipe. I loved it. Thanks for sharing the wonderful recipe with us. Buy Spices Online

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