Crab Curry

in Recipes
35 mins

This mild crab curry is perfect for Dungeness or blue crabs. Once you get started, it’s hard to stop until the last bite of this Cantonese specialty has disappeared!


  • 3 live blue crab or similar, clean and chopped
  • 1 large onion
  • 3 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 4-5 slices of ginger, minced
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • ½ teaspoons turmeric powder
  • 2 teaspoons chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoons coriander powder
  • 2 teaspoons garam masala powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Chopped corianders for garnish


  1. Blend onions, tomatoes and chillies into a smooth puree. Set aside.
  2. Place a wok over high heat. When wok is hot, add oil.
  3. Pour in the puree and stir well.
  4. Add in ginger and garlic paste and cook till oil separates in it.
  5. Now add in the spice powders. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Add crab and toss well.
  7. Pour in coconut cream and water. Cook for 20 mins. Add more water if needed.
  8. Garnish with chopped corianders and serve with rice.

To find tips on seasoning and cleaning our hand hammered wok, visit FAQ.


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