South Indian Crab curry
1/2 kg crab
2 red onions finely chopped
2 red tomato chopped
10 curry leaves
1 tbsp fennel seeds
2 tbsp gingely oil
10 garlic cloves chopped half
1 cup coconut shredded
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp red chilli powder
1 tbsp pepper corns
1 tsp cumin seeds
Salt to taste
1 tbsp chopped coriander leaves
Remove legs and clean crab removing all the dirt on back of the front shell.
Cut the crab.
Rub the flesh with turmeric powder allow it to sit for 5 minutes.
Wash it again and keep aside
Grind coconut ,turmeric powder, chilli powder and pepper by adding some water into fine paste.
chop onion,tomato and garlic.
Heat oil in a pan
Add fennel seeds, curry leaves and onion .
Once the onions are translucent add tomato and garlic.
Fry for further 5 minutes and add the crab.
Cook crab for 2 minutes and add the coconut paste with salt.
Add 1 cup of water. when the curry starts to boil
close the pan and cook the crab for 10 minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaver.