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.

Comments

  1. 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

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

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

    http://akilaskitchen.blogspot.com

    Regards,
    Akila

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

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  5. I could eat the whole dish! Looks delicious!

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

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

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

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  9. this crab dish makes my salivated, simply yummy!

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  10. 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 :)

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  11. Vrinda,

    Crab curry adipoli. Looks delicious.

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  12. Delicious and drool worthy recipe !! Love it !!

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

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  14. Crab curry looks perfect...delicious...

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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

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

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  17. Slurppp!!droolworthy crab curry..

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

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  19. Delicious curry,wonderful tempting click

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

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  21. wow!!looks spicy and delicious curry!

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

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  23. Wonderful flavors and great pictures! Thanks!

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

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

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

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

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