Thuppa Denji Recipe

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Thuppa Denji
  • Chef: Chef Ali, Hotel Mangalore International
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

For all the sea food lovers, here's an exotic yet easy dish of roasted crab meat coated with a flavorsome tomato-onion paste.

Ingredients of Thuppa Denji

  • 1 crab (legs plucked and shell removed)
  • A pinch of salt
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 2 Tbsp ghee (clarified butter)
  • 2 Tbsp onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic paste
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 Tbsp tomatoes, finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt

How to Make Thuppa Denji

  • 1.Clean the crab and wash it thoroughly.
  • 2.Now boil the crab in water with a pinch of salt and turmeric powder.
  • 3.Once the crab is cooked, add 1 Tbsp ghee in a pan and roast the crab till done. This should take about 7-8 minutes. Take it out of the pan and set it aside.
  • 4.In the same pan add another Tbsp of ghee, onions, garlic paste, ginger paste, garam masala and chilly powder. Mix well.
  • 5.Now add the roasted crab into the pan. Add some salt.
  • 6.Coat it well and serve.
Tags: CrabSea Food