Green Masala needs no introduction. It’s a simple paste made with green Chillies, Ginger & Garlic, Lime juice, ginger and of course Coriander. In this recipe, I’m simmering crabs in this green goodness together with Coconut milk to make this delicious curry!

Crab Curry in Green Masala

Ingredients

Green Masala

  • Juice of a Lime
  • 1 tbsp green Chilli
  • 1 inch piece Ginger
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 1 cup fresh Coriander
  • Water as required

Curry

  • 2 lbs blue swimming Crabs
  • 2 tbsps Coconut Oil
  • 1/2 cup sliced Onions
  • 1 tbsp green Chillies
  • 1/4 cup Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1 tsp roasted Coriander powder
  • 1 tsp Chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 400 ml Coconut milk
  • 1 cup of water
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  • Clean the crabs and cut each one in half
  • Prepare the green masala by processing all the ingredients together
  • Heat the oil and add the sliced onions, followed by the green chillies and curry leaves
  • Add the ground green masala paste
  • Add the cumin, coriander, chilli and turmeric powder
  • Add the coconut milk and water
  • Cover and cook for 10 – 15 mins