Crab Curry (Mangalorean Style) Recipe

Crab Curry is a delicious and spicy dish made in the traditional Mangalorean style. It is a popular seafood curry that combines the flavors of coconut, tamarind, and aromatic spices. The tender crab meat is cooked in a rich and tangy gravy, making it a perfect accompaniment to steamed rice or roti. This flavorful curry is a must-try for seafood lovers and is sure to leave you craving for more.

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Ingredients for Crab Curry (Mangalorean Style) Recipe

  • 125 gram Crabs
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 2.75 Leaves
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1/4 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Crab Curry (mangalorean Style) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and wash the crabs thoroughly. Remove the top shell and break the crabs into halves.
  • STEP 2.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, curry leaves, and chopped onions. Saute until the onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and coriander powder. Cook for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft and mushy.
  • STEP 5.Now, add coconut milk, tamarind pulp, and salt. Mix well and bring it to a boil.
  • STEP 6.Add the crab pieces and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or until the crabs are cooked through.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose fresh and live crabs for the best taste and texture.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less chili powder.
  • For a thicker gravy, you can add a tablespoon of coconut paste.
  • Be careful while handling crabs as they have sharp claws. Use kitchen gloves if necessary.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover crab curry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
  • Serve the crab curry hot with steamed rice or roti for a delicious and satisfying meal.
Nutrition
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350
calories per serving
29 g Fat5 g Protein17 g Carbs12 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    29g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    17g
  • Fiber
    12g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    17g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    12g

Fats

  • Fat
    29g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    118mg
  • Iron
    3mg
  • Vitamin A
    908mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    54mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    30mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    84mg
  • Manganese
    7mg
  • Phosphorus
    92mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp