Crab Curry In Green Masala

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Jun. 17, 2020

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!


For green masala:
Lime 1 , juiced
Chopped green chilli 1 Tablespoon
Ginger piece 1 Inch
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
Fresh coriander 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
For curry:
Crabs 1 Kilogram (blue swimming Crabs about 2 lbs)
Coconut oil 2 Tablespoon
Sliced onions 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Sliced green chili 1 Tablespoon
Curry leaves 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Roasted coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
Chilli powder 1 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Coconut milk 400 Milliliter
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Salt To Taste



1. Clean the crabs and cut each one in half.

2. Prepare the green masala by processing all the ingredients together.

3. Heat the oil and add the sliced onions, followed by the green chillies and curry leaves.

4. Add the ground green masala paste.

5. Add the cumin, coriander, chilli and turmeric powder.

6. Add the coconut milk and water.

7. Cover and cook for 10 – 15 mins.


8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4