Crab Fry / Njandu Porichathu


4 medium crabs, cleaned
1 1/2-2 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
salt to taste
1 sprig curry leaves
oil for frying


  1. Cut and clean the crab pieces and cook it with turmeric powder and little salt adding enough water.
  2.  Make a paste of chilli powder, pepper powder and little salt and marinate the cooked crab with this paste and keep it aside for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Heat oil in a pan on medium flame and fry the marinated crab on all sides till done along with some curry leaves ..Remove from the flame and serve with rice…
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste…


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