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Crab Masala Fry


Crab Masala Fry

Crab Masala Fry, crab is cooked till dry in spices masala paste.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Non veg starter
Cuisine: South Indian
Keyword: Fry, Non veg Starter
Servings: 4
Author: Chaya


  • 1 kg Crab
  • 4 tbsp Oil
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 4 Cloves
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 1/2 tbsp Fennel Seeds
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Pepper corns
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic
  • 8-9 Dry Red Chilly
  • 1 big Onion
  • 2 medium Tomato
  • 5-6 strings Curry Leaves
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Salt


  • Crab.

Masala Paste :

  • In a kadai add 2 tbsp oil, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, pepper corns, coriander seeds, dry red chilly, ginger, garlic. Saute it for 2 mins on medium flame. Add onion, tomato.
  • Saute, close the lid and cook till tomatoes become soft. Let it cool down, blend it fine paste.

Preparing crab masala fry

  • In a vessel add 2 tbsp oil, curry leaves, crabs. Close the lid and cook for 2-3 mins on high flame.
  • Add prepared masala paste, water or masala water, salt. Close the lid and stir the vessel with the help of kitchen napkin.
  • Flip the crab, add turmeric powder, curry leaves, stir.
  • Close the lid and cook for 5 mins on high flame.
  • Cook till masala gets dry, keep stirring in between.
  • Crab Masala Fry is ready to have.


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