Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook about two minutes. Do not brown. Add curry and cook, stirring, until fragrant about 30 seconds more. Set aside and cool.
In a bowl, combine sour cream, buttermilk, curry mixture, mayonnaise, chutney, green onion, hot sauce, lime juice, salt, pepper, and cilantro and mix well. Gently fold in crabmeat, and chill before serving.
Serve with vegetables fritters (crackers or chips work well, too)
Yield: 1 quart
In a large bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder. In a separate bowl, mix together egg, buttermilk and milk. Fold wet ingredients into dry and mix until just blended. Do not over mix. Gently fold in the vegetables. Add garlic
Heat oil to 375 degrees.
Gently drop 1- 1 1 /2 tablespoon-sized spoonfuls into the hot oil, frying only a few at a time. Cook until golden brown. Remove from the oil, and allow to drain on a plate lined with paper towels. Sprinkle with salt. Serve immediately.
Yield: 25-30 fritters