Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Fried Crabs

Fried crabs are spicy and can be served with rice and curry or as an appetizer.



  • 6 medium size Crabs cleaned  
  • 1 ½ tsp turmeric powder
  • 3 tsp chilly powder
  • 2 tbsp rice flour (coarse)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Oil for shallow fry


  • Wash crabs, clean and marinate in salt for 10 minutes.
  • Apply chilly powder, turmeric powder to the crabs and keep for another 10 minutes.
  • Heat frying pan, smear with little oil.
  • Roll crabs in rice flour and arrange them separately on frying pan.
  • Pour 3 to 4 tsp of oil over them.
  • Let them fry on low heat for 5 minutes.
  • Then turn over using tongs and let it fry for another 6 to 7 minutes.
  • Add oil if needed.
  • Fry until they are light brown.
  • Serve with Rice and fish curry or can be eaten by itself. 

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