Crab fry is a very simple and easy to prepare it is a fragrant medley of spices and aromatics. Its spicy punch is set off deliciously by the sweet crab meat. The crab with its outer hard shell and inner flesh forms a great combination, when it mixes with the masala.

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Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time25 mins

 500 g Crab
 1 Onion (medium)
 3 Dried red chillies
 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
 1 tbsp Turmeric
 1 tbsp Coriander seeds powder
 ½ tbsp Black Pepper
 Curry leaves
 Salt
 3 tbsp Oil

1

Boil 2 cups of water in a vessel, when water comes to boil, add enough salt, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder to it. Add the crabs to boiling water and cook for 3-5 minutes, drain the water and keep crabs aside

cooking of crabs

2

Heat the oil in a pan firstly add curry leaves then onions, red chillies and salt saute till onions turns brown in colour. Add then add ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute. Next add black pepper and coriander powder. Fry this mixture until oil separates from the masala and most of the moisture has evaporated.

frying of onions crab fry

3

Add the crab pieces, Toss everything together for about 5 minutes till all the crab pieces are well coated with masala.
Mouth-watering crab fry is ready to serve.

cooked crabs

Ingredients

 500 g Crab
 1 Onion (medium)
 3 Dried red chillies
 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste
 1 tbsp Turmeric
 1 tbsp Coriander seeds powder
 ½ tbsp Black Pepper
 Curry leaves
 Salt
 3 tbsp Oil

Directions

1

Boil 2 cups of water in a vessel, when water comes to boil, add enough salt, ginger garlic paste, turmeric powder to it. Add the crabs to boiling water and cook for 3-5 minutes, drain the water and keep crabs aside

cooking of crabs

2

Heat the oil in a pan firstly add curry leaves then onions, red chillies and salt saute till onions turns brown in colour. Add then add ginger garlic paste and fry for a minute. Next add black pepper and coriander powder. Fry this mixture until oil separates from the masala and most of the moisture has evaporated.

frying of onions crab fry

3

Add the crab pieces, Toss everything together for about 5 minutes till all the crab pieces are well coated with masala.
Mouth-watering crab fry is ready to serve.

cooked crabs

Crab fry