Tara Sutaria Gorges On Seafood; Interesting Seafood Recipes To Try
Image Credit: Tara Sutaria feels food is mediation/ Pic- Instagram

A wholesome plate of seafood is surely an indulgence. From crabs to lobster to mussels’ seafood has always been on the list of exotic food. Seafood has charm and taste that sets it apart for the rest. And recently given to the indulgence Bollywood actress Tara shared a photo story on Instagram that stated “A lovely butter garlic crab just for me.” She also added a hashtag “IYKYK” meaning “if you know you know. The photo showed that the crab was very well done as it was cooked in a nice thick gravy, something to Andhra Crab Meat Masala or the Goan spicy crab curry. 

Tara Sutaria post about crabs/ Pic- Instagram

It surely shows how much she loves seafood. Her recent trip to Maldives too she explored her love for seafood while making us crave. She also posted another photo then with a plateful of mussels with a side of lemons and what seems to be a chilli oil dip with it. In this story, the actress wrote, "Sadhvi, you are a star! Thank you for bringing in my favourite seafood for dinner."

Here’s two Simple crab curry and crab tikki recipes by our very own Sanjeev Kapoor

Crab Curry


    Crabs 6 large

    Scraped Coconut

    Coconut scraped 1/2

    Garlic 8 cloves

    Whole dry red chillies 8

    Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

    Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

    Oil 1 tablespoon

    Onion sliced 1 large

    Tamarind pulp 1 tablespoon

    Salt to taste

    Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon


    Boil crabs and clean them, only the body and claws are used (the crab claws can be lightly cracked and the body cut into half, to facilitate eating).

    Grind scraped coconut with garlic, red chillies, cumin seeds and turmeric powder to a fine paste.

    Heat oil on medium heat and sauté onion for two minutes. Add ground masala and sauté for a minute. Add tamarind pulp, salt to taste, crabs and one cup of water.

    Cover and simmer on low heat for fifteen minutes. Add little more water if necessary and cook till done.

    Sprinkle with garam masala powder and serve hot

Crab Tikki with Crab meat


    Crab meat 1 cup

    Medium onion chopped 1

    Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

    Green chillies finely chopped 1 teaspoon

    Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

    Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

    Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

    Lemon juice 2 teaspoons

    Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped 1 teaspoon

    Salt to taste

    Dried breadcrumbs 2-3 tablespoons

    Semolina for coating

    Oil for shallow frying

    Green chutney to serve

    Onion rings to garnish

    Lemon wedges to garnish

    Fresh mint sprig to garnish


    Take crab meat in a bowl, add onion, garlic, green chilli, garam masala powder, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, lemon juice, and coriander leaves and mix well. Add salt and mix well. Add breadcrumbs, mix and rest the mixture for 10-15 minutes.

    Divide the mixture into equal portions, shape them into round balls and flatten them slightly.

    Spread semolina on a plate roll the tikkis in it till they are well coated and place them on a plate.

    Heat sufficient oil in a non-stick pan, place the tikkis in it and shallow-fry, turning sides gently, till they are evenly cooked and golden on both sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

    Spread some green chutney in the centre of a serving platter, place the tikkis on either side of it. Garnish with onion rings, lemon wedges and mint sprig and serve hot.