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Hi Friends,

     I am RathiSelva from denver,USA.This is also one of my mom's recipe.My husband Selva likes this dish very much.
     Try this dish and Pass your comments to

1.Crab- One pack or 2 lbs,cut and clean.  
2.Onion - 1 large,chopped.
3.Ginger & Garlic Paste - 3tsp.
4.Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp.
5.Cloves - 3 nos.
6.Red Chilly Powder - 3 tsp.
7.Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp.
8.Oil - As Required.
9.Garam Masala - 1 tsp.
10.Salt - As required.
11.Coriander leaves - As required.


1.First cut and clean(cutoff the crab nails)  the
crab with water,just rinse it and spread some salt,Red
chilly powder 2 tsp,Turmeric powder(1/2 tsp),Ginger
and Garlic Paste(1 tsp) and keep it aside for 15 min.
  2.Take a Deep pan and heat it with oil,once it get
heated up put the chopped onions,fennel seeds,cloves
and fry well in medium heat.
  3.The onion should be fried well till it turns to
brown in colour,now add ginger and garlic paste to it
and fry for another 3 min,till you get the smell of
ginger and garlic.
  4.Now add Red chilly powder to this and fry for a
      Note: If you want it hot add some tsp of red
chilly powder,Generally for crab dish mild hot will do
  5.Now add the crab to this above mixture and fry for
5 min in a medium flame.
     Add the garam masala too.
  6.Pour 4 glasses of water into it,taste a little bit
and add salt as requird to your taste and cover the
pan with the lid.
      Note: You can add more water too,because crab
will take some time to cook well with more water.
  7.Wait till it turns to thick gravy,that is crab
should be well coated with the gravy.
      Note: If you want like still more dry type,you
have to keep on stirring till it becomes very dry in
medium heat.
  8.Garnish the Crab Fry with chopped coriander.
           Now your Yummy!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Crab Fry is
ready to have

      Crab Fry goes well with White
Rice,Biryani,Pulav,Lemon Rice,Coconut Rice.
      Crab Fry is a good winter time treat.


Cooking time : 20 min.

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