Crab Curry (Mangalorean style)

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Rated 3.5 based on 100 votes
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Stewed Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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How to Make Crab Curry (Mangalorean style)

  • Clean and cut the crab into medium-sized pieces. Wash thoroughly.
  • Roast the coriander seeds, red chillies, cumin seeds, mustard seeds, peppercorns, grated coconut and garlic on medium flame until aromatic.
  • Add 1/4 of the sliced onions and grind these ingredients to a fine paste. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a non-stick kadhai or pan. Add the remaining onions and curry leaves.
  • Saute the onions on low flame until golden in colour.
  • Add the tomatoes and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the crab pieces and saute gently.
  • Add the paste, salt and mix gently. Cook on low flame.
  • Add coconut milk and simmer.
  • Cook until the crab pieces are done.
  • Garnish with fenugreek seed powder and coriander leaves. Serve hot.