Kerala Njandu / Crab Curry

Kerala Njandu / Crab Curry

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 30

Total Time : 40

Ingredients

Serves 6

  • Crab 1 kgs

  • Onions,finely sliced 3 nos

  • Tomatoes,chopped 2 nos

  • Ginger Garlic,crushed 1 tbsp

  • Shallots,sliced 7-8 nos

  • Green Chillies,slit 2 nos

  • Curry Leaves strands 2 nos

  • Fenugreek Seeds 1/4 tsp

  • turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Red Chili Powder 1 tbsp

  • Coriander Powder 1 tbsp

  • Garam masala Powder 1 tbsp

  • Salt 1 tsp

  • Coconut Oil 4 tbsp

Directions

  • 01

    Clean and chop the crabs and keep aside.

  • 02

    Heat oil in a round bottom pan or kadai.

  • 03

    Add 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds and curry leaves and toss for few seconds.

  • 04

    Add green chillies and crushed ginger garlic and saute for a minute.

  • 05

    Add onions and shallots with enough salt and saute till the onions turn translucent.

  • 06

    Add chopped tomatoes and saute till they turn mushy.

  • 07

    Add all the dry spice powders and mix well.

  • 08

    Add the crab pieces and mix well so that the masala coats every single piece.

  • 09

    Add 2 cups of hot water and cover and cook for 15 mins.

  • 10

    After 15 mins open the lid and sprinkle few curry leaves and switch off the flame.

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