Hot Hot Crab Curry

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“This was my mother's delicious hot crab curry recipe. To learn how to prepare this dish, I had to watch her make it because there was no recipe written down. She passed away on May 16, 2002, but her crab curry will be enjoyed for generations to come !”
1hr 15mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Roast onion a bit on a grill just until the outside is tender.
  2. Chop finely.
  3. Roast spices dry on a hot frying pan, no oil, for about one minute.
  4. Remove spices from a pan.
  5. In a bowl, put 1/2 cup of water and add the roasted spices to it and make a paste.
  6. Heat a Dutch oven (add 2 tbsp oil).
  7. Add roasted onion and fry till golden-brown.
  8. Add spice paste and cook on medium heat for 2 minutes.
  9. Add tomatoes.
  10. Let spices cook for 5 minutes or so.
  11. You may need to add a quarter to a half cup of water.
  12. Don't let it dry out.
  13. Add crab (s).
  14. You may have to add some water to it but I'd suggest letting the crab cook for at least 15 min of the cooking time before you do, because it gives out it's own juices.
  15. Cover and cook for half an hour.

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