Tandoori Crabs

Crabs marinated with spices and baked in oven.

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Main Ingredients Crabs, Red Chilli Paste
Cuisine Indian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Non Veg

Ingredients list for Tandoori Crabs

  • 4 Crabs
  • 8 tablespoons Red Chilli Paste
  • 3 tablespoons Garlic paste
  • 3 tablespoons Ginger paste
  • 8 tablespoons Lemon juice
  • 3 Eggs
  • 5 tablespoons Gram flour (besan)
  • to taste Salt
  • for bastin Butter


  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Lightly crack the claws and back of the crab. To make the marinade mix together the chilli, garlic and ginger pastes, lemon juice, eggs, gram flour and salt in a bowl.
  2. Apply the mixture to the crabs and leave to marinate for thirty minutes. Place the crabs in a baking tray and bake for fifteen minutes. Baste with butter and bake for five more minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2350
Carbohydrates 143.7
Protein 148.3
Fat 131.8
Other Fiber Potassium- 843mg