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Crab in mustard and lemon juice gravy
By : Sonali Pradhan
Category : Curries and gravies, Crab
Servings : 3
Time Taken : 45-60 mins
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Method
  1. Cut and wash the crabs thoroughly. In this dish, I have used the flesh with the cover portion and the claws , have discarded the hard outer cover and the legs of the crab.
  2. Keep the white mustard seeds soaked in 1/4 cup of water for about 15 to 20 minutes. Blend it well to a fine paste.
  3. Now, in a large non stick skillet, heat oil and add 1 tsp mustard seeds , when it starts to sputter, add the slit green chilies and turmeric powder and fry for a min or so , next add 2 cups of water.
  4. When it starts to boil, add the white mustard seeds paste , add salt and let cook for 2 minutes .
  5. Next add the crabs, cover and cook on medium heat, once the crabs are almost cooked, add the lemon juice at the end and let simmer for another 2 to 3 minutes.
  6. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe & image: Only Fish Recipes

Ingredients:
3 blue crabs
3 green chilies, slit lengthwise
1 tsp black mustard seeds
1 tsp turmeric powder
2 and 1/2 tbsp white mustard seeds
3 tbsp lemon juice
Salt, to taste
1 tbsp oil
Water as required
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