Health & Recipes

Spicy Crab Masala

D. Evangelin, Tamil Nadu
South Indian version of crab masala in coconut milk and spices


1 kg cleaned Crab

6 large size Onion (finely chopped)

1 Tomato (finely chopped)

4 Kashmiri Chilli

1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste

1 tbsp Coriander powder

½ tbsp Cumin powder

1 tbsp Pepper powder

1 cup Coconut milk

1 string Coriander leaves

Vegetable oil

Salt to taste


1. Take 3 tbsp oil in a large sauce pan. Heat the oil at medium heat. Once it becomes hot, add chopped onion and saute until golden brown.

2. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for another 5 minutes.

3. Add chopped tomato, chilli and little water. Cover the pan and leave it for 10 minutes.

4. Add coriander powder, cumin powder and pepper powder. The oil separates after 5 minutes.

5. Add crab, coconut milk and salt. Cover and cook for 15 minutes. Add some coriander leaves and have your Spicy Crab Masala ready!..