Crab Curry
Recipe Type: Main
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Serves: 4
A recipe for crab curry
  • 45ml sunflower oil
  • 5ml black mustard seeds
  • 5ml cumin seeds
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 30ml masala
  • 5ml turmeric
  • 10ml ground cumin
  • 30ml PnP crushed garlic, ginger and dhania paste
  • 1 x 400g tins of tomatoes
  • 80ml fresh coriander leaves
  • 2.5ml sugar
  • 10ml fish sauce
  • 250ml hot water
  • 800g crab meat with legs
  • salt
  1. Heat the oil in a large pot and bring to medium heat. Add the mustard and cumin seeds to the hot oil.
  2. Add the chopped onion and fry until golden.
  3. Add the masala, turmeric and cumin and fry for 5 minutes while stirring.
  4. Add the paste and stir fry for another minute
  5. Liquidize the tinned tomatoes and 80ml fresh coriander in a liquidiser. Add to the spice mixture with the sugar.
  6. Mix the fish sauce with the hot water and add to the tomato mixture. Cook on low heat for 20 minutes.
  7. Add the crab and simmer for 10 minutes or until the crab are cooked.
  8. Season with salt, if necessary
  9. Serve with basmati rice, garnished with fresh coriander.
Recipe by Pink Polka Dot Food at