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Crab Masala Fry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
30 mins

Crab Masala Fry is a spicy and delicious dish made with Crabs, onions, tomatoes, green chillies and exotic spices .

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: crab masala, Crab masala fry
  • 8-10 crabs cleaned
  • 2 large onions cut lengthwise
  • 2 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 2 medium tomatoes diced
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Kashmiri chilly powder
  • 4 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • ¼ tsp garam masala
  • 2 green chilies
  • 2 sprig curry leaves
  • salt to taste
  • 4 tbsp vegetable oil or coconut oil
  1. Clean the crab with salt and water.

  2. Heat 3 tbsp oil in a deep bottomed pan

  3. Add onions and green chilies and sautée for 10 minutes.

  4. Add ginger-garlic paste and fry till the raw smell is gone.

  5. Add tomatoes and sautée till it leaves oil on the sides of the pan.

  6. Add all the spices except garam masala and mix well

  7. Add a cup of water, salt to taste and cover with a lid, and boil

  8. Let it cook well for 15 to 20 minutes

  9. After it is cooked, open the lid and increase the flame

  10. Cook until well fried and gravy is thickened.

  11. Add garam masala and mix well.

  12. Add the sprig of curry leaves.

  13. Garnish with coriander leaves.Serve with Rotis or rice!