Tuesday, February 2, 2010

CRAB MASALA



































































INGREDIENTS

Crab : 1/2 kilo
Salt : 1/2 tsp (as per taste)
Turmeric powder : 1/4 tsp
Bay leaf : 2-3 pieces
Onion : 4-5 pieces (fine paste)
Garlic paste : 1/2 tsp
Ginger paste : 1/2 tsp
Tomato : 3-4 pieces (medium size - finely chopped)
Chilly powder : 1/4 tsp
Garam masala : 1/4 tsp
Ghee : 1/2 tsp


PREPARATION

• Grind onion, garlic and ginger in mixy and keep the paste aside
• Heat 8-10 tsp of oil in a kadai
• Pour onion, garlic and ginger paste and stir it for 10-15 minutes
• Add salt, turmeric powder, chilly powder, bay leaf and tomato
• Stir it again for 10-15 minutes
• Pour crab and stir it for 5-10 minutes so that the spices gets mixed properly
• Pour 1 cup of water
• Cover the pan for 10-15 minutes till the crab becomes tender
• Remove the cover of the pan and scatter garam masala and ghee on it
• Serve it hot with plain rice

29 comments:

  1. wow..what a color...thanks for this yummy recipe, Babli !

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  2. Oh Babli...I am just going to book my tickets to Australia and knock ur door for this lovely dish. I love crab masala and this is so so invitng to me, will have go to koream market' 2morrow, thats very tempting u know...

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  3. Looks so tempting and yummy Babli, thanks for sharing.

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  4. wow, crab masala looks so yummy, delicious and colorful! lovely post, Babli!

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  5. crab masala looks really delicious... our all time fav dish..

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  6. ohhh..i;ve never ventured into making crabs..

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  7. Babli...I go crazy over crabs...I'm just drooling over those yummy curry :)

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  8. My hubby is crazy about crabs if he sees this mouthwatering dish he would go to shop and buy some immediately. looks real yummy.

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  9. oh my god.. no more words to say. ..... my all time fav dish.simply superb.make me to do it right now. thanks for sharing this delicious dish.

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  10. Crab masala is Yummy! Lovely color and delicious gravy.

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  11. colour of the gravy is just awesome,just by looking at it i can say how delicious it might be...well its been ages since i had crab,very tempting dish....

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  12. Tempting and mouthwatering crab masala..makes me hungry..

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  13. crab looks absolutely delicious!..mouth watering pics..making me so hungry!

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  14. Never tasted Crab so far, must try. Looks gorgeous. Only type you get here is Crab meat dipped in butter in the restaurants! :)

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  15. Crabs are fav of my hubby and he's very good in preparing them..I have booked marked ur s for him to prepare dear..really colorful and mouth-watering which would be perfect with some french bread:)

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  16. wow!!! My favorite..Looks superb...So tempting and delicious...

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  17. This is a sure winner...super...

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  18. yum yum....it's so colorful, rich ...uff chobi ta dekhe hi khide pe gache.....Superb dear...
    Deepa

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  19. wow babli...yummy dish...i love crabs...nice recipe, luks tempting

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  20. Wow! love crabs but never tried my hands on cooking with them...nice recipe...

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  21. Crab is my all time favorite Babli. I too published one today without knowing yours...a great coincidence.... great people think alike:)
    Your curry seems very delicious dear. I will try your version soon.

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  22. wow! that's looking yummy!

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  23. ohh babli,what a tempting dish yaar...i love crab..this lovely click is tempting my tounge with mouth watering...thanks for sharing...

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  24. Restuarant syle crab... Looks very tempting, I remember getting an invite from ;) so just have some left over for me I have started!!

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  25. Love crabs...Looks tempting and yummy.

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  26. Have a addiction to crabs these days, looks tempting!

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  27. Hi Babli,

    Thanks for your lovely comments. You too have a wonderful collection of recipes here. I'm so glad I came across your blog.

    Arundhuti

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  28. vah ! ekdam nayee cheej .try karoonga .i love crabs .

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