Baked Crab

Ingredients for Baked Crab:

1. Big sized crab – 4

2. Onions chopped fine – 2

3. Green chillies chopped – 4

4. Ginger chopped fine – 1 tsp

5. Pepper powder – ½ tsp

6. Coriander leaves chopped fine – ½ cup

7. Chilli powder – ½ tsp

8. Butter – ½ tsp

9. Maida – 2 table spoons

10. Milk – ¾ cup

11. Bread crumbs – 2 table spoons

12. Refined oil – 2 tsp

13. Salt – For taste

How to prepare Baked Crab?

1. Wash crabs and cook them adding enough water.

2. Cut crab into two pieces and remove shells.

3. Separate intestine portions too.

4. Take meat portions and keep separate.

5. Heat oil and sauté onions, green chillies and ginger.

6. Add crab meat, coriander leaves and a little salt.

7. Mix contents well and take from flame.

8. Melt butter in a pan, add maida and stir for a while.

9. Add milk little by little, and allow it to thicken.

10. Add salt and pepper.

11. Wash the shells of crabs and fill the crab masala inside each one.

12. Pour a little milk-maida mixture on its top, and spread bread crumbs.

13. Grease baking tray with a little ghee and place filled crabs on it.

14. Bake it in oven till the upper portion of filled crabs slightly turn brown.

Courtesy: Grihalakshmi July, 2010

Also read a few crab recipes. Click on the images in the gallery to read.


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