Chilli Crab in Black Bean Sauce

1 jumbo crab
2 tbsp chopped green pepper
2 tbsp chopped red pepper and red chillies
2 tbsp chopped spring onions
2 tbsp chopped onions
2 tbsp chopped garlic
2 tbsp chopped black beans
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp water mixed with cornflour

Cut and clean the crab.

Brush a deep bottomed pan and add the oil and heat on a high flame. 

When the oil is boiling hot, add the pieces crab and fry.

Take the pieces of crab out after 2 minutes or so.

In the same pan, add the onions, garlic, green pepper, red pepper, chillies, and the black beans and stir for a few seconds before adding the crab. 

Continue to cook on high flame while adding a little water.

Add about 1 tbsp of water mixed with cornflour to thicken the sauce.

After a few minutes of sauteing, take the pan off the flame.

Place the crab in a serving platter and dress with the sauce and serve.

Courtesy: Chef Niru Gupta