Kari Ketam (Crab Curry) PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 25 June 2011 12:58

courtesy : Mrs.Gandhiri Perumal


Kari Ketam 


Kari ketam is a spicy curry;with pieces of crabs cooked in a tantalizing
sauce.Serve with;white rice,chappati,thosai,roti chanai or nasi lemak.
1kg.crab;cut into pieces and cleaned.
1 cup coconut milk
6 small red onions;sliced               )
6 cloves garlic;chopped                )
3cm ginger;shredded                   )
1 tablespoon coriander seeds        )  grind into paste
1 tablespoon cumin seeds            )
1cm fresh tumeric root;shredded  )
4 candlenut;crushed                   )
5 tomatoes;halved
100gm Eagle brand seafood curry powder;mix in a bowl with a little water
1 cinnamon stick;3cm long
2 star anise
10 loose curry leaves
3 stalks coriander leaves;chopped
3 tablespoon cooking oil
salt to taste

Method of preparation:
Heat oil in a wok.Add cinnamon stick,star anise and curry leaves.Saute till the smell is fragrant.Next add the ground paste.Fry till the smell is aromatic.Add coconut milk,tomato,curry powder and coriander leaves. Bring to a boil.Add cut crab and salt.Heat till the crab is cooked. Simmer covered.Turn off flame.Serve with white rice,chappati, thosai,roti chanai or nasi lemak.
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