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Cooking in Sri Lanka

Executive Sous Chef at Trinco Blu by Cinnamon Hotels and Resorts in Sri Lanka cooks up a delicious Lagoon Crab Curry.

Philip Sampath creates this signature dish at the famous crab restaurant at the the Trinco Blu Hotel in the Trincomalee region of Sri Lanka.

In order to make the dish you will need:

2 Fresh lagoon Crab

1 tsp mustard Seeds

1 tsp fenugreek Seeds

1 tsp roasted cumin seeds

2 tsp pepper

1 cinnamon stick

drumstick leaves

1 tsp sweet cumin,

2 tsp coriander seeds

bandar leaves

2 tspsalt

2 tsp sugar

tomato paste

curry leaf

lemon grass

sliced garlic

sliced opnion

4 tsp oil

1 cup water

coconut milk

1 tsp coriander powder

2 tbsp roasted curry powder

2 tsp (more optional) chilli powder

2 tbsp mustard cream

roughly 100g chopped tomatoes

2 tsp raw curry powder

1/2 tsp turmeric powder