Fried Chilli Crab
1 kg crab – cleaned and cut into halves
1 teacup water + 1 tsp tamarind (strain juice)
1/2 tsp tumeric powder
1/2 tsp salt
salt & sugar to taste
oil for deep frying
Ingredients to blend:
15 dry red chillies (soaked till softened)
1 big onion
1 small piece belachan
1. Rub crab pieces with tumeric powder and salt and fry in hot oil until cooked. Remove.
2. In the same oil, fry blended ingredients until fragrant and well cooked. Add in 1 teacup water and add salt and sugar to taste.
3. Add in crabs and fry until gravy is dry and thick.
Note: Instead of crab, can use prawns, hard boiled eggs or fish.
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