How to make Coconut Crab Cakes with Garlic Mayo -

Crab meat and coconut cakes, shallow-fried and served with garlic mayonnaise.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Coconut (नारियल), Crab meat

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Coconut Crab Cakes with Garlic Mayo

Coconut Crab Cakes with Garlic Mayo Recipe Card


Hindi: nariyal
Coastal cuisine of India loves the coconut. Be it Goan or Malwani, Karnatak, Tamilian or from Kerala, the taste of coconut reigns supreme. Think about a rich fish curry and try making it obliterating the coconut! It will pass off as a fake. Very correctly termed as the ‘plant of life,’ each and every part of the coconut plant is useful in one or the other way.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Coconut Crab Cakes with Garlic Mayo Recipe

  • Coconut grated 1/2 cup

  • Crab meat 2 cups

  • Dijon mustard 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Mayonnaise 2 tablespoons

  • Eggs 2

  • Green chilli chopped 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tabasco sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Bread crumbs 1 cup

  • Oil for shallow frying

  • A few fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing

  • Garlic mayo

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • White pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Oil 1 1/2 cups

  • Egg yolks 5


Step 1

Combine crab meat, mustard, mayonnaise, eggs, green chilli, garlic, pepper powder, Tabasco sauce, coconut, ½ cup breadcrumbs in a bowl and mix well.

Step 2

To make garlic mayonnaise, combine egg yolks, garlic, black pepper powder, white pepper powder, salt in a bowl and blend well with a hand blender. Add oil occasionally and continue blending till a consistency like mayonnaise is obtained.

Step 3

Divide crab mixture into equal portions and shape them into 2 inch flat cakes.

Step 4

Heat oil in anon-stick pan.

Step 5

Coat the crab cakes in the remaining breadcrumbs evenly and shallow-fry till golden from both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper.

Step 6

Garnish with coriander sprigs and serve hot with garlic mayo.

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