CRAB KORMA


This is one of my tic tac toe recipe.It’s flavourful,and good to serve with any dish .

Any type of crab can be used for this korma.

Let’s get to the recipe rightaway….

INGREDIENTS

1 kg crabs cleaned and cut

1 tblsp red chilli powder

1/2 tsp turmeric

1 tsp garam masala

2 tblsp oil

Salt

2 big onions chopped

1 green chilli

2-3 garlic cloves

Small piece ginger

1/2 cup coconut gratings

1 tomato pureed coarsely

1/2 cup curd

1 tblsp oil for tempering

1 tsp.mustard seeds

1 piece rampe (pandan leaf)/curry leaves

METHOD

First mix all the bold listed ingredient in a thick bottomed pan and cook on a

low flame till the liquid has dried up .

Grind the ingredients in italics together and add with tomato puree and curd and cook

on a slow flame for 10 minutes.Add 1 cup of water.

Temper with mustard onions,and rampe and pour over crab mixture.Simmer for 10

minutes and remove from fire.

FRIED FISH CURRY


This curry is a very rich,spicy,and awesome curry to have with rice,chappathis,rotis,hoppers

stringhoppers or anything which needs a curry accompaniment.You can use any fish you like,

but I like to use the small category with less bones.This dish is also categorised under stew fish

curry.Anyway let’s move on to the recipe now.

INGREDIENTS

500-1 kg.fish

2 onions chopped finely

1 cup tamarind water (thick)

2 tomatoes coarsely ground

6-7 pips of garlic

1/2 tsp turmeric

1 tblsp chilli powder

2-2.5 tblsp coriander powder

1 tsp cummin seed powder

1/2 coconut ground to a fine paste.

Few curry leaves

Dried methi leaves / coriander leaves

1 tsp.mustard seeds

2 tsp fenugreek seeds

Salt to taste.

Oil to fry the fish

To marinade the fish

1 tblsp chilli powder

A pinch of turmeric powder

2 tsp salt.

METHOD

Marinade the fish ,and set aside for a few minutes and deep fry till golden brown and set

aside.

Heat 2 tblsp oil (from the leftover oil,which gives the added flavour).Add the mustard

seeds ,curry leaves,fenugreek seeds and the chopped onions.Let the onion brown a little,then

add the tomatoes with salt and turmeric .Add the chilli powder,coriander and cummin

powder and sauté till you see the tomatoes soft and oil separates.Next add the coconut

paste ,green chilliesand sauté further for 2-3 minutes .Add the tamarind water and required

amount of water,and allow to come to a boil .Add the fried fish and simmer for further 10

minutes.Sprinkle methi/coriander leaves.