Crab Curry South Indian Style / Spicy Crab Masala Recipe

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Crab Curry is one of the seafood delicacies which we enjoy at restaurants. Even though everyone falls in love with the taste of the crab, they often shy away in trying to cook the recipe. But cooking the crab is one of the easiest tasks because the crab meat already has a lot of flavor and so it doesn't take much effort to make the gravy taste wonderful. This crab masala is made in the South Indian Style, marked by the spicy, tasty, masala and succulent crab meat.

1/2 kg crab(king crab)
In a pan heat 1 tbsp of oil
2 tsp cumin seeds
2 tsp fennel seeds
1 tbsp pepper corns
2 chilies
1 large onion (250 g)
1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
2 tomatoes(150 g)
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp coriander powder
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 cup of grated coconut
3 cardamom
2 cloves
½ tsp mustard seeds
salt to taste
curry leaves for garnishing.
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27 thoughts on “Crab Curry South Indian Style / Spicy Crab Masala Recipe

    1. +Tasneem Sayed Scoring crabs means making cuts in the shell of the crab. This is done so that the masala gets into the flesh of the crab better. Thanks for watching the recipe.

    1. +Vignesh Eswaran Than you for your feedback… I am glad that you liked the recipe.. Happy cooking

    1. +Joseph D’souza  Thank you very much for your comments.I am happy that you liked the recipe. God Bless you too:)

  1. Hello Angela, thank you for the recipes. Was your king crab frozen? If yes, did you defrost before you cooked it in the curry? Thanks!

  2. Hi, I loved ur dish. I want to try it but can u tell me if u boiled the crab first .. This will be my first crab dish so I’m a little skeptical..plsss help

    1. +Candida Peters crab cooks very fast so don’t worry about it ,raw carbs will soak in more flavor than cooked ones ,but if you can’t find raw crabs you can use boiled one. All the best .happy cooking

  3. l tried this today steffi my husband enjoyed the crab masala..thnk u steffi for the wonderful recipe😍😍

    1. +Gauri Gopal thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. I am very happy that your husband liked the recipe. Wish you a Happy new year.

    1. +shanthakumar Jesudasan Thank you so much for your compliments. Please do try the recipe and post your feedback. Happy cooking!

    1. +Shashi Kumar Please post your feedback after trying the recipe. All the best and happy cooking!!

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