Stuffed Crabs

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 8
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 8 - crabs, parboiled
  • 7 - medium onions, chopped finely
  • 3 - garlic flakes
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 4 - green chillies
  • 1 cup - coconut, grated
  • 2 tsp - tamarind pulp
  • Salt as per taste
  • 1 tbsp - bottle masala
  • 3 tbsp - oil
  • For garnishing:
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • chopped coriander leaves

How to Make Stuffed Crabs

  • Clean the crab, open shell and remove the stomach sac and the feather gills.
  • Roast the onion, ginger, garlic, chillies, coconut and grind them to a fine paste.
  • Add bottle masala, tamarind pulp, salt and mix well.
  • Stuff the crab with masala filling and tie the crabs.
  • Take oil in a pan, add the crabs and steam it till done.
  • Snip off the threads used to tie the crabs together. Garnish with grated coconut and coriander leaves.