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 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.
Ingredients For Crab In Roasted Coconut Gravy
- Crab / Njandu 500gm
- Tomato 1
- Ginger chopped 1 table spoon
- Water 2 cup
- Grated coconut ¾ cup
- Garlic 4 numbers
- Curry leaves 2 springs
- Shallots 3 numbers
- Pepper seeds 12 numbers
- Red chili powder 1 table spoon
- Coriander powder 1 ½ table spoon
- Tamarind water ¼ cup
- Oil 1 table spoon
- Salt to taste
In kadai heat oil, adds garlic shallots curry leaves and pepper seeds. Fry till its lightly golden brown in color.
Then add grated coconut and fry until it’s become brown in color. Switch off the flame.
Add red chili powder and coriander powder in it. Roast till the raw smell goes.
Then keep it aside to cool.
Add cleaned crab, tomato chopped ginger, turmeric powder, salt and 1 ½ cup water. Cook in high to low flame.
In a blender add roasted coconut, tamarind water and make a fine paste.
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.
Allow it to boil, add curry leaves. Check the tamarind and salt, switch off the flame.
Crab in roasted coconut gravy is ready to serve with rice or chapatti. Thank you enjoy cooking.