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Crab In Coconut Gravy Recipe

Crab In Coconut Gravy is a popular Indian Side Dish
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On :
Wednesday, 1 June, 2016
Category :
Non-Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Microwave Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 5 based on 100 votes


  • 5-7 - big crabs (washed thoroughly and cleaned)
  • 1/2 - coconut, grated
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 - onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp - Tomato chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp - soy sauce
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp - Sugar
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • How to Make Crab In Coconut Gravy:

    1. Heat the cleaned crabs on low heat till shells become orange in colour.
    2. Remove from heat and clean the underside, which will be black in colour.
    3. Retain the shells and fleshy part of the legs.
    4. Fry the grated coconut till dark brown in colour and oil is separated.
    5. Fry the chopped onions till light brown in a little oil. Add coriander powder, chilli powder and garam masala.
    6. Do not burn the mixture.
    7. Grind the fried mixture to a paste.
    8. Add salt, sugar, ginger garlic paste and water and boil for 1 minute till gravy consistency is attained.
    9. Add both sauces and mix well.
    10. Arrange the crabs in a greased dish.
    11. Spread gravy over the crabs and microwave on medium for 6 to 7 minutes.
    12. Garnish with coriander leaves.
    13. Serve with rice, chapatti, paratha, etc.


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