A Super Easy Recipe to Make Mangalorean Style Crab Curry at Home

Crab Curry Recipe

Crabs are every pescatarian’s love! It is usually believed that cooking crab is a hassle. However, to bust this myth, we bring you a simple grandmother’s recipe all the way from the roots of Mangalore. With 10 ingredients found in your kitchen and just 2 steps, you can easily make this recipe in just 40 minutes.

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A Super Easy Recipe to Make Mangalorean Style Crab Curry at Home
Crab Curry Recipe
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Crab Curry Recipe
Instructions
  1. Thoroughly wash and clean the crabs. Grind all the ingredients except vinegar and ½ onion.
  2. Heat oil in a vessel and add the chopped half onion. Sauté until brown and then add the ground paste, vinegar and water. Bring to a boil and add crabs. Coat the crabs in the curry and cook until the crabs turn red.
  3. Garnish with chopped coriander and serve with white rice.
Recipe Notes

Recipe Tips

You can also use lemon juice instead of vinegar.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to cook crabs?

Crabs take around 15-20 minutes to be cooked entirely.

Can I use red chilli powder instead of dry red chillies?

Yes. You can use 2 tbsp of Kashmiri red chilli powder and 1 tbsp of garam masala instead of dry red chillies.

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