Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Crab Curry(Peetalu Iguru)

Hai friends today i am coming with yummy curry called Crab Curry.Its called as Peetalu Iguru in telugu.This is the one of best curry.It tastes good.This is very easy to cook.But its little difficlt to clean if they are live.Her we get cleaned crabs so its very easy to cook.Ok lets go to the reipe:


Green chillies-3
Ginger garlic psate-1 tsp
Curry leaves few
Tamarind juice-1/2 cup
Jaggerey(Bellam)-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric little pinch
Chilli powder-1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds-1/2 tsp
Jeera-1/2 tsp
Dry red chilli pieces-5
Curry leaves few
Oil-2 tsp


First clean the crab well with water without any sand and kepp it aside.
Chop the onions,
Slit the green chillies.


Place  the wide deep pan and heat it.When it gets heat add the oil.
When the oil gets heat add the mustard seeds and make it pop.
Now add the jeera,green chillies,red chillies and curry leaves fry for 10 seconds.
Now add the chopped onions and turmeric and cook it till it turns to light brown.
Add the ginger garlic paste and fry for 1 minute.
To this add the cleaned crab,tamarind juice,salt,chilli powder,jaggery and 1/2 cup water one by one.
Now mix lightly and cover cook for 5 minutes in low heat.
After 5 minutes the crab gets little cooked and we get nice aroma.
Now mix it well and cook for 5 more minutes.
Now off the heat and serve it with steamed hot rice.

Tip:After taking the curry from the pan.
Clean well with soap and water.
Now fill half of the pan with water and add the fresh lemon slice and boil this.
Now the smell goes.


  1. oh,this sound so yummy, i hardly cook crab because i could not find fresh crab in the market here, all gone to restaurant with high price.

  2. Delicious crab curry .........

  3. pics r just tempting me.Book Marking.....