Saturday 18 January 2014

Kerala style crab roast

This is a very spicy curry so you can adjust spice level according to your taste.


Crab                                     1 kg

Red chilly powder             1 tbsp

Coriander powder             1½ tbsp

Garlic flakes                        10 finely chopped

Ginger                                   1 inch piece

Onion sliced                         3

Pepper powder                   3 tsp

Cloves                                    3 to 4

Green chilly                          3 to 4

Tomato                                  2

Curry leaves                          hand full

Salt to taste


Cut and clean the crab and keep aside.
Prepare paste of green chilly, ginger, garlic, cloves and salt.   Add this paste to cleaned crab and mix well then keep for 10 min.
Then cook the marinated crab with little water till done.
Heat kadai,  add oil,  fry the sliced onions till light brown,  then add turmeric powder,  chilly powder,  coriander powder and fry for 2 to 3 min.   Then  add cooked crab  and mix well.   If it is too dry add little  water to get the  masala coated  on  crabs.   when crab start to boil in masala add curry leaves and chopped tomatoes .
 cook in low flame till it becomes thick gravy or dry roast.  kerala crab roast ready to serve with appam.




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