Category: Crab

Crab, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Seafood

Njandu Basale Curry / Crab Curry With Malabar Spinach

Ingredients: 3/4-1 kg crabs, cleaned1 bunch basale / malabar spinach 1 1/2 cup grated coconut5 green chillies1 tsp coriander powder1/2 tsp turmeric powdergooseberry sized tamarind5 garlic cloves1 sprig curry leavessalt to taste Preparation: Cut and clean the crabs and keep it aside. Separate the leaves and stems of basale/ malabar spinach and wash it properly. […]

Crab, Food, Kerala Dishes, Seafood

Crab / Njandu Pollichathu

Ingredients: 1/2 kg crab/ njandu, cut into pieces 4 shallots small piece ginger 2 garlic cloves 1 tsp chilli powder 1/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp pepper powder 1 1/2-2 tsp vinegar 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 sprig curry leaves salt to taste oil as required Preparation: Cut the crab into pieces and clean it […]

Crab, Food, Kerala Dishes, Seafood

Crab / Njandu Theeyal

Ingredients: 1/2 kg crab, cleaned and cut into pieces 1 cup shallots, sliced 1 big tomato, chopped 1 tbsp ginger, crushed 1 1/2 tbsp garlic, crushed 3/4 cup grated coconut 1/4 tsp whole pepper corns 2 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 3/4 tsp turmeric powder 1 tbsp tamarind extract 1 tsp mustard […]

Crab, Food, Malabar Recipes, Seafood

Crab Fry / Njandu Porichathu

Ingredients: 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 Preparation: Cut and clean the crab pieces and cook it with turmeric powder and little salt adding enough water.  Make a paste of chilli powder, pepper powder […]

Crab, Food, Malabar Recipes, Seafood

Malabar Crab / Njandu Curry

Ingredients: 5 crabs, cleaned 1/2 cup grated coconut 2 onions, sliced 2 tomatoes, sliced 1 tbsp ginger, chopped 2 green chillies, slit 3 garlic cloves, crushed small lemon sized tamarind 1 sprig curry leaves 2 tbsp kashmiri chilli powder 1 1/2 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1/4 tsp fenugreek […]

Breakfast/ Dinner, Crab, Food, Kadumbu / Pidi, Malabar Recipes, Seafood

Njandu Kadumbu / Njandu Pidi / Steamed Rice Dumplings in Crab Gravy

Ingredients: For Kadumbu (Rice dumplings) 2 cups rice flour 1/2 cup grated coconut 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 small onion, chopped 2 cups of water salt For Crab Gravy: 4 medium crabs, cleaned 1 cup grated coconut 1 tbsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp garam masala 3/4-1 tbsp chilli powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3 shallots […]

Biriyani, Crab, Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Non Veg, Rice / Pasta, Seafood

Crab Biriyani / Njandu Biriyani

Ingredients: 1/2 kg crabs , cleaned 3 cups jeerakasala rice/ basmati rice 3 onions, chopped 1 onion, thinly sliced for garnishing 2 tomatoes, chopped 8 green chillies, crushed 1 tbsp ginger paste /crushed 1 tbsp garlic paste/crushed 1 tbsp chilli powder 2 tsp turmeric powder 4 cloves 3 cardamoms 2 small piece cinnamon sticks 2 […]

Crab, Food, Kerala Dishes, Malabar Recipes, Seafood

Crab Stew

Ingredients: 1/2 kg / 3-4 crabs 10-15 shallots 1 small onion, finely chopped 2 green chillies, slit 1 tsp ginger, chopped 1 tsp garlic, chopped 1 tomato, chopped 1 large potato, peeled and chopped 1 1/2 tsp chilli powder 1 tsp coriander powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3/4-1 tsp crushed pepper 3/4 cup coconut milk […]