Thursday, January 19, 2017

Crab Ghee Roast Masala
















Ingredients :

  1. Crab - 1 kg whole cleaned , washed and drained
  2. Ghee - 2 tbsp
  3. coconut oil - 5 tbsp

to marinate crab
  • curd - 1/4 cup
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • salt - 1/2 tsp
  • ginger garlic paste - 1 tsp
  • corn flour - 1 tsp
  • lime juice - 1tsp
 to grind
  • Onion - 1 small
  • corriander seeds - 1 tbsp
  • dry red chilly - 10 
  • garlic cloves - 8
  • cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
  • tamarind paste - 1/4 tsp
  • salt - to taste
Method:
Marinate the crab using the marinade masala mix and keep aside for 30 minutes
saute or microwave all the ingredients to grind until heated through and grind to a smooth paste adding just enough water and keep aside.
Heat the coconut oil on high in a nonstick flat pan and add the crab and flash fry for 2 minutes on each side .
remove the crab from pan and keep aside .
Into the same pan and oil add the left over marinade and the ground masala and cook on medium flame until the masala is cooked through and the oil separates .
The masala should be a dark brownish red color by then.
Place the fried crab back into the masala and add 1/4 cup water and mix until the crab is coated with the masala .
cook for 2 minutes , add the ghee and mix well .
Serve hot

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