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1/4 – 1/2 cup oil
1 tsp fennel seeds
10 curry leaves
2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
2 tablespoon crushed ginger and garlic
1 large onion, finely chopped
5-10 green chillies (as per your preference)
1 teaspoon turmeric
3 tbs kashmiri masala (add more if you like)
1 can chopped tomatoes
1 can tomato purée
3 kg crab (after cleaning)
2 tbs tamarind paste dissolved in 1 cup of water
Heat oil in a large pot and add the roasted and ground fennel seeds, mustard seed, cumin. Add ginger, garlic, onion and chilli.
Fry on a medium heat until the onions are soft.
Add the turmeric and masala and cook on low for a few minutes.
Add the crab, mix well and fry for a few minutes in the oil and masala mix.
Add the tomatoes and puree and allow the mixture to cook into a thick sauce, +- 10 minutes.
Then add the tamarind and simmer for +- 15 minutes.
Add water during cooking to suit the consistency you prefer.
Season to taste.
Prepared, tried and tested by: Irene Dasari
12 thoughts on “Irene's Spicy Crab Curry”
Omg yumm, that is one hell of a feast! (:
Thanks – I will pass your comment to Irene. Hope you will enjoy it as well
Two of my favorites: crab and curry.
Thanks so much – will let Irene know
I have written down the recipe and will try as soon as I have all the ingredients.
Let me know what you think once made.
Do you have Pinterest or Instagram? You can save to pinterest from the blog, that will save you to write down the recipe. Just a thought. You can also follow me on these two platforms.
Unfortunately, I’m not on neither of the platforms. However, will keep in mind will I do join either one.
The other options you have would be to print it direct from the blog post or even email it for future refence.
Thank you, will do.
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