Saturday, 27 June 2015

Konkani style Crabs gravy (Kurle Ambat)

Konkani style Crabs gravy (Kurle Ambat)
Ingredients
8 Crabs
2 Onions sliced
2 Garlic cloves crushed
Few Curry leaves
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1 cup fresh Coconut
1/2 tsp a Turmeric powder
2 tsp Coriander seeds
5 Red dry chillies
1/2 tsp Tamarind pulp
2 tbsp Oil
Salt to taste
1 tbsp Coriander leaves chopped

Method
Clean the crabs. Slightly crush the legs with pestle. Dry roast coriander seeds and red chillies. Grind them with coconut, turmeric powder, garlic and tamarind to a smooth paste. Heat the oil, add mustard seeds and curry leaves. Let the mustard seed crackle. Add onions and fry it till it is slightly brownish in colour. Add ground masala, salt and cook for 2-3 min. Now add the crabs and cook for around 12-15min. Serve hot with rice.