Crab curry ….tempered with moringa leaves is
Tops my favourite in seafood list.The aroma it
creates when it is cooking is really excellent.
Finger licking curry…also has health benefits.
A crab soup is a good cure for cold ,and for
treating long settled phlegm .
To the recipe now…
1 kg any crab
2-3 onions chopped
2-3 green chillies
1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1-2 potatoes cut
2-3 cups coconut milk
1/2 cup tamarind extract ( adjust to your taste)
1/2 tsp garam masala powder
1/2 tsp.turmeric powder
1 tblsp chilli powder
1.5 tblsp coriander powder
1 cup moringa leaves
2-3 tblsp coconut oil
1/2 tsp mustard
1 tsp methi seeds/fenugreek seeds
Heat 2 tblsp oil, add mustard seeds.Next add
chopped onions and sauté till light brown.
Add ginger-garlic paste,tomatoes,spice powders
and sauté till tomatoes are soft.
Add the cleaned crabs and potato,let it cook in
the masalas for few minutes. Add tamarind
Add the coconut milk and cook till required
consistency.(if you need thick consistency
mix 1 tsp.rice flour and add to curry)
In another vessel heat the remaining oil and
sauté moringa leaves for just 2 minutes and
pour over the curry . Cook on a slow fire for 5
minutes and remove from fire.