Chettinad Pepper Crab Masala
Chettinad cuisine is known for its aromatic, tasty and spicy non-vegetarian dishes in South India (Tamilnadu). Lip-smacking Chettinad Pepper Crab Masala is a treat for all seafood lovers with its freshly ground spices that liven up your senses.
Chettinad cuisine is one of the spiciest cuisines in India and brilliant varieties of delicacies. The preparation and presentation is simple with a complex blend of well-balanced authentic flavors. The fiery base or gravy is best served in a dry like gravy, as the moisture content reduces sufficiently to intensify flavors.
The ingredients used in this Chettinad Pepper Crab Masala imparts a unique flavor with all the freshly ground spices and the aromatic fresh curry leaves. This gravy enhances the taste and nutritional value of the crab itself.
Crab contains incredible health benefits as it's packed with nutrients, essential fats, and minerals that our body needs to function normally. From selenium, omega-3 fatty acids to protein and vitamin B is a good addition to your diet. The combination of ginger, garlic and pepper along with crab also treats cold and throat infections. For more health benefits of crab please click here.
Most of the chettinad cuisine non-vegetarian dishes are eaten with rice or rice based accompaniments such as Dosa, appam, idiyappam and idli. This Chettinad Pepper Crab Masala is a perfect dish to enjoy when combined with steamed rice.Their meals are also accompanied with sips of buttermilk to tone down the heat. Trust me this combination will take you straight to the foodie heaven:)
The toughest part is keeping your hands clean as you eat it. Plenty of napkins is recommended, please no cracking tools. Indians use their strong teeth to crack the shell and fingers as tools. The more messy the better for you to enjoy this finger-licking crab masala is the right way to relish it thoroughly and leisurely.