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Crab Masala Curry

Serves: 3-4IngredientsMarinade:1 Dungeness crab, cleaned1/2 teaspoon cayenne powder1/2 turmeric powder1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste1/2 teaspoon salt4 kokum pieces, soaked in 1 cup warm water for 30 minutes1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped1 teaspoon Malvani masala OR garam masala4 tablespoons oil1 teaspoon turmeric powder7-8 curry leaves2 tablespoons shredded coconut1 teaspoon white poppy seeds1 tablespoon paprika powder1 teaspoon salt1/2 cup chopped cilantroInstructionsHeat oil in a 5 qt saute pan, over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add onions and curry leaves, and saute for 10 minutes, stirring every minute.Meanwhile, marinate crab pieces in the marinade listed above.Add poppy seeds, shredded coconut, paprika, garam masala, turmeric and half of the kokum water, and mix. Cook for about 5 minutes.Using remaining kokum water,...

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Chai (Indian tea)

Ingredients1 cup water1 cup 2% milk1 teaspoon sugar1 teaspoon black tea leaves, loose┬Ż teaspoon freshly grated ginger OR 1 pinch cardamom powderInstructionsMix all ingredients in a small pot (1 qt) and bring it to a boil. Once it comes to a boil, simmer for 3-4 minutes, strain. Serve hot.Note: To make Iced Chai, cool chai for a bit and then simply fill a glass 3/4th with ice-cubes and pour chai over it. Serve.

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