Thursday, February 4, 2010

Crabs Curry / Peetala Iguru

Here im with a non-vegeterian Peetalu / Crabs

What We Need :

Crabs - 5no (these will become 10pieces)
Onion - 3no medium size
Red Chillie Powder - 2spn
Turmeric Powder - a pinch
Ginger Garlic Paste - 2spn
Kus kus - 1spn
Cloves - 5no
Cardomom - 1no
Cinamon - 2inch piece
Jeera - 1/2 spn
Dhaniya - 1/2 spn
Cilantro / Coriander leaves

Salt to your taste

How To Do :

  • First we have to clean the crabs , when i bought them from market the lady cleaned half of it by removing its top and legs, claws seperately.
  • Top side of the crab seems like this
  • Back side of the crab seems like this
  • Make it two parts and remove its legs seperately
  •   Take out the yellow part at the centre and clean them with water.Here you go all the crab body, claws and legs.

  • In the mean while make masala paste kuskus, dhaniya, jeera, cardomom, cloves, cinamon grind and add onions to this and make it a paste.
  • Now add this paste, ginger garlic paste , red chillie powder, turmeric powder to the cleaned crabs and mix well.
  • In a pan heat 5spn of oil add lentghwise chopped green chillies and add the crabs to the pan and let them cook for 15min wit a lid on top of it.
  • After 15min ass salt to your taste and check for seasoning and again let it cook for another 10minutes.
  • If necessary add a little oil in the mean while and at the end add cilantro / coriander leaves.
Here is my Peetala Iguru serve hot with White rice........


  1. looks yummy..I used to prepare this crab masala but the recipe is different..if u get a chance visit here

  2. Thanks for the recipe,friend ,its looks so good and tastes Awesome.Thanks once again


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