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Durban Crab Curry Recipe by Jennifer

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Jennifer’s Delicious Crab Curry

Durban Crab Curry Recipe by Jennifer

Jennifer’s family really love crab curry.  Just looking at this beautiful dish, it is easy to see why.

Thank you to Jennifer for sharing her step-by-step recipe, so that we can cook a delicious Durban Crab Curry at home.

  • Author: Jennifer G-B
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Durban Curry
  • Method: Easy
  • Cuisine: Indian


  • 2 kg crab
  • 10 to 12 ripe tomatoes
  • 3 onion
  • 3 green chillies
  • Curry leaves
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 3 tsp kashmiri Masala
  • 6 cloves of garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ginger and garlic paste
  • 2 tablespoons tamarind, mixed in 2 cup warm water
  • Salt


  1. Fry onion and garlic in oil
  2. Add turmeric and Masala
  3. Add ginger and garlic paste
  4. Add tomatoes, green chillies, curry leaves & salt
  5. Cook for 10 minutes or until tomatoes have softened
  6. Add crab
  7. Cook for 5 minutes
  8. Add tamarind water
  9. Cook for 20mins
  10. Switch off stove
  11. Garnish with dhania

Keywords: Durban Crab Curry Recipe, Crab, Seafood Curry

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