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Friday, May 04, 2007

CRAB FRY


Ingredients :
Crab - 1/2 Pound ( cut,clean and washed)

Marinade :
Chili Powder - 1 Tsp
Turmeric Powder - A Pinch
Salt - As needed
Garam Masala Powder - 1 Tsp

Onion - 1 Medium
Ginger - A Small piece
Curry Leaves - 10-12
Green Chili - 6-8
Jeera Powder - 1 Tsp
Grated Coconut - 3-5 Tsp
Coconut oil(More tastier) /Any cooking oil - As required

Method :
1) Marinate the cleaned crab with the above marinade and keep aside for at least 15 minutes.
2) In a pan add Oil and fry the cut onions till transulant.When done add ginger,curry leaves and green chili, fry for 2-3 minutes.
3) Now add the crab pieces with little water.Cover the lid and let it boil for some time.When the crab is cooked well and the water is absorbed,add the jeera powder,grated coconut and 1 tsp of coconut oil and fry for 2 minutes.The Crab Fry is ready.

12 comments:

Reena said...

Viji, Crab is my favorite among all seafoods. My preparation is almost same. Instead of jeera powder I add a bit of fenugreek. Your dish looks so tempting.

Btw have you activated RSS feed?

Viji said...

Reena,next time i'm going to try with Fenugreek powder :-) and thanks for the comments.

mallurecipes said...

I always thought of making crab but did'nt have a good recipe.
now I have one!!
Thanks

Viji said...

Mallurecipe - Try out this dish,its simple and tasty.All the best to u and give me the feed back :-)

Prajusha said...

hi viji,
iam a first time visitor to ur blog. nice Blog and ur crab fry looks yummy..

shanthalapraveen said...

hi viji
i like to make crab dishes but i dont know which one to buy?.i tried to buy crab meat but did not like the taste and smell.is your dish made of crab claws?.

Viji said...

Hi Shanthala,I prepared this dish while in India.Till now I have not bought crabs here.I Think u can get good crab in chineese stores.I got to try it once.

Anonymous said...

Hi,
could u leave a post on cleaning crab and which part to be cleaned and which part to be eaten....and what all apparatus u need to open crab(I heard u need hammer and so many other tools)

thanks
Nandu

Viji said...

Hi Nandu,you a different question from the rest.even I dint know how to clean but i loved eating it.Yah some use few tools to clean it.But its simple and easy to easy with knife too.I dont know will anybody would like to read such a post!!!!But for ursake i will surely try to post someday,if you really want me to...???(do you really want that????@@@;-):-( )

Anonymous said...

Viji,
I live in Irving Texas.
Could you please tell me where to buy the crab.My husband loves crab and i want to cook it for him.But was not sure where to buy one.
Please let me know where to buy it.
Thanks,
Venkatamma

Viji said...

Hi Venkatamma,welcome to my blog.good to hear that you r from Irving.I buy crabs from chineese store(TNL) on Beltline Rd.Look for the one with kind of black coloured shell.Prepare this dish and give me the feed back.Happy cooking :-)

midhun said...

hi i AM MIDHUN
CAN YOU TELL ME HOW TO CLEAN CRAB ? ? ?
AND ALSO I LIKE TO KNOW HOW TO FRY THE CRAB, IS IT WITH SHELL OR NOT ? ? ? ? ? ? ? ?