Kerala njandu curry

Kerala njandu curry

It's the weekend, the best time to try your hand at something new in kitchen. You must have tasted spicy and aromatic crab curries from star hotels as well as toddy shops. Today we present you the recipe to make some piping hot red crab curry. Try out this easy recipe and make your Sunday more fun!


1 kg crab, cleaned and cut into pieces

1/2 kg onions, sliced

4 tomatoes

Half of a coconut, grated, fried and ground
5 green chilies split

3 cups of coconut oil

2 tbsp ginger paste

3 tbsp garlic paste

3 tbsp coriander powder

3 tbsp chili powder
1 tbsp turmeric powder

1 tbsp garam masala

3 tbsp meat masala

1 tsp pepper powder

1 tsp fennel powder

Few sprigs of curry leaves

Coriander leaves as required

Salt as required


Heat oil in a pan

Add ginger paste, garlic paste, green chilies, onion and tomatoes to it, saute well

Add coriander powder, chili powder and turmeric powder to it

Add crab pieces to it and mix well

Pour enough water and cook the crabs for 30 minutes

Now add fried coconut, pepper powder, fennel powder, garam masala, meat masala, coriander leaves and curry leaves to the curry

Boil till the gravy thickens

take it off from the stove and pour in two teaspoons of coconut oil

Serve hot with rice or appam

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