Xacuti of Crab


  • 5 Blue Swimmer Crabs cleaned (bodies cut in half)
  • 200g Brown onions
  • ½ jar Xacuti Curry Paste
  • 100ml Coconut Cream
  • 4 chopped rough Green chilli, fresh
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 bunch, chopped Coriander leaves, fresh


In heavy-based pot fry onion in oil on medium heat until well browned.

Add ½ jar GC Xacuti  paste and stir through.

Add crab pieces and brown well, stirring constantly

Turn heat down to low and add 250 ml (1 cup) of water.

Stir, add coriander and green chilli.

Leave to simmer until crab is cooked through. During this time cover with lid and check from time to time to ensure there is sufficient liquid for the crab to simmer in. If not, add small amounts of water.

When crab is cooked through, add salt to taste and coconut cream, and simmer for further 5 minutes.

Serving Suggestion

Serve with plain boiled basmati rice and Goan Cuisine Cucumber Achar