Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy/ Varutharacha Njandu Curry

Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy/ Varutharacha Njandu Curry

Hi friends, today I am sharing with you a yummy and tasty Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy. It’s very simple to prepare and very good combination with rice, chapati etc.  I learned this from my mother; she is also a perfect cook at our kitchen. The fried curry leaves gives you a special taste to the curry.

Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy
Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy

Crab is a great source of protein. It contains almost as much protein per 100 grams as meats without anywhere near the same levels of saturated fat.it helps to provide protection from heart disease and brain development. lets see the preparation with detailed images.

Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy

Ingredients  For Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy

  1. Crab / Njandu 500gm
  2. Tomato 1
  3. Ginger chopped 1 table spoon
  4. Water 2 cup
  5. Grated coconut ¾ cup
  6. Garlic 4 numbers
  7. Curry leaves 2 springs
  8. Shallots 3 numbers
  9. Pepper seeds 12 numbers
  10. Red chili powder 1 table spoon
  11. Coriander powder 1 ½ table spoon
  12. Tamarind water ¼ cup
  13. Oil 1 table spoon
  14. Salt to taste

Method

In  kadai heat oil, adds garlic shallots curry leaves and pepper seeds. Fry till its lightly golden brown in color.

Crab curry preparation steps

Then add grated coconut and fry until it’s become brown in color. Switch off the flame.

Crab curry preparation steps

Add red chili powder and coriander powder in it. Roast till the raw smell goes.

Crab curry preparation steps

Then keep it aside to cool.

Crab curry preparation steps

Add cleaned crab, tomato chopped ginger, turmeric powder, salt and 1 ½ cup water. Cook in high to low flame.

Crab curry preparation steps

In a blender add roasted coconut, tamarind water and make a fine paste.

Crab curry preparation steps

 

Once the crab all most cooked pour the coconut paste and balanced water. you can add more water that depending on how much gravy that you want.

Crab curry preparation steps

Allow it to boil, add curry leaves. Check the tamarind and salt, switch off the flame.

Crab curry preparation steps

Crab in roasted coconut gravy is ready to serve with rice or chapatti. Thank you enjoy cooking.

Crab curry preparation steps

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