Indian Crab Masala Recipe

Indian Crab Masala is a flavorful and spicy dish made with fresh crabs cooked in a rich and aromatic masala gravy. The crabs are marinated in a blend of spices and then cooked with onions, tomatoes, ginger, garlic, and a variety of spices. This dish is perfect for seafood lovers and is best enjoyed with steamed rice or naan bread.

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Ingredients for Indian Crab Masala Recipe

  • 125 gram Fresh Crabs
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • as per your need Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Indian Crab Masala Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Clean and wash the crabs thoroughly.
  • STEP 2.Marinate the crabs with turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt.
  • STEP 3.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves.
  • STEP 4.Add chopped onions and sauté until golden brown.
  • STEP 5.Add ginger-garlic paste and cook until the raw smell disappears.
  • STEP 6.Add chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn mushy.
  • STEP 7.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and garam masala.
  • STEP 8.Cook the masala until the oil separates from the sides of the pan.
  • STEP 9.Add the marinated crabs and mix well with the masala.
  • STEP 10.Cover and cook for about 10-15 minutes until the crabs are cooked through.
  • STEP 11.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or naan bread.

Cooking Tips

  • Choose fresh crabs for the best flavor and texture.
  • Be careful while handling crabs as they have sharp claws.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference.
  • You can add a squeeze of lemon juice for a tangy flavor.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover crab masala can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the masala before serving.
  • Serve the crab masala hot with steamed rice or naan bread.
Nutrition
value
132
calories per serving
2 g Fat23 g Protein4 g Carbs5 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    2g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Carbs
    4g
  • Fiber
    5g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    4g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Fiber
    5g

Fats

  • Fat
    2g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    223mg
  • Iron
    5mg
  • Vitamin A
    2720mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    99mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    4mcg
  • Vitamin C
    29mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    1mcg
  • Magnesium
    107mg
  • Manganese
    3mg
  • Phosphorus
    319mg
  • Selenium
    49mcg
  • Zinc
    5mg
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