Sunday, March 18, 2007

Nandu Masala - Crab Gravy





Ingredients:

Crab meat - 1/4 lb
Small onion ( pearl onion ) - 5 cut into half
Onion - 1/2 medium sized chopped
Crushed tomato - 3 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 spring
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Peppercorns - 4
Gingelly oil

Grind to paste ingredients:

Small onion - 5
Onion - 1/2 medium sized onion
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Sesame seeds - 1/4 tsp
Jeera - 1/2 tsp
Poppy seeds - 1/2 tsp
Peppercorns - 5
Chilly pwdr - 1/2 tsp
Turmeric pwdr - 1/2 tsp
Corriander pwdr - 1 tsp
Ginger Garlic paste - 1/4 tsp
Coconut- 1/4 cup
Curry leaves - 6 leaves

Method:

1) Grind the paste ingredients.
2) Heat oil , splutter mustard seeds , curry leaves and peppercorns
3) Add the onions and fry till brown.
4) Stire in masala paste and fry for few minutes.
5) Add tomato and cook covered on low for 10 minutes.
6) There should be no raw smell , oil should be on top
7) Add few curry leaves , crab meat , 1 cup water and cook covered for 10 minutes.

1 comment:

A Yunus said...

Oh...
So many dishes after semiya biriyani...I dint notice that...Hmm...you are on a cooking spree i guess!! do well!!