Lobster (Shevande): Lobster is an invertebrate that belongs to the crustacean family. Depending on the species, lobsters vary in size from 0.8 to 3.25 feet in length. This prized catch is known for its delicate flavor, rich taste and soft texture. Indian Rock Lobsters are famous worldwide.
Approximate weight of One Lobster before Cleaning and Cutting:
Medium Size: 300gm to 400gm, Large Size: 400gm to 500gm.
Note: Nutritive value / 100 g of raw ingredients
Lobsters 4 medium
Yogurt 1 cup
Ginger 1 inch piece
Garlic 5-6 cloves
Egg yolk 4
Fresh cream 2 tablespoons
Carom seeds (ajwain) 2 teaspoons
White pepper powder 1/2 teaspoon
Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons
Cumin powder 2 teaspoons
Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon
Gram flour (besan) 2 tablespoons
Lemon juice 2 tablespoons
Salt to taste
Butter 2 tablespoons
Chaat masala 1/2 teaspoon
Remove shells, clean and de-vein lobsters, then wash them thoroughly. Tie yogurt in a muslin cloth and hang it for half an hour to drain out the whey. This should preferably be hung in the refrigerator. Peel, wash ginger and garlic and grind to a fine paste. Transfer the hung yogurt into a bowl, add egg yolk and whisk well to blend
Add ginger garlic paste, fresh cream, carom seeds, white pepper powder, red chilli powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, besan, lemon juice and salt. Mix well and coat the lobsters uniformly with the yogurt mixture. Keep aside to marinate, preferably in the refrigerator for two to three hours.