Monday, November 1, 2010

Crab/Njandu Masala


Crab/njandu Masala  is a peppery spicy seafood delicacy. Even though a sea food lover I confess that cleaning and breaking the shells of crab is still a tough job for me and definitely I got a little help from hubby dear :). There are many who keep away, but believe me it is one of the yummiest sea food. Try this recipe,you will surely love this.

Ingredients
Crab- 2 lb
Onion- 1 large
Shallots- -6-8
Ginger- 2 inch thick
Garlic- 8-10
Green chilly-2
Chilly powder- 1 1/3 tsp
Pepper powder- 1 tsp
Garam Masala - 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves
Oil
Salt to Taste

Clean Crab,remove the shells and cut off the legs. Cook crab with turmeric powder, pepper powder, 1/3cup of water and  salt ( be careful with salt ,add only little salt first and adjust according to taste). Crab will also shed its own water. Do not make it dry,just leave a little of the juice
Crush onion, shallot, ginger, garlic, green chilly and curry leaves. Heat oil in a pan and fry this mixture till golden brown. Add a pinch of turmeric, chilly powder and garam masala and the cooked crab along with its juice. Mix well and close  the lid for a minute or two. When dry sprinkle a few drops of coconut oil and fresh curry leaves. Serve warm with rice.

Try this..

Hope you will all enjoy...

34 comments:

  1. Hi,

    yummy yummy...:)Pass me the plate please...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  2. ayyyoo...eniku kandittu sahikunnillalo.My all time fav seafood.sherikum kothi vannu.Very tempting click dear.

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  3. vayil vellam vannu :| Enikkum kurachu maati vaiku...

    Cheers,
    Reshmi

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  4. looks yummy..i don't how to clean the crabs, to be honest..so i don't miss a chance to order crabcakes if it is in the menu....

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  5. Sounds delicious, you make me hungry looking at those crab..

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  6. Delicious Crab Curry,looks fantastic...

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  7. Love crab masala but I have never tried preparing it. Ethu kollam ketto, superb aayittundu..Will try it sometime..

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  8. Delicious crab masala..crab lovers will definitely like it!

    I didn't add fennel and bread crumbs

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  9. I n my hubby are big time crab lovers ....... adding this to my crab recipes. Will try this soon.

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  10. Fingerlicking crab masala, yummm!

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  11. hungry! drool drool... awesome crab gravy!

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  12. my husband wud absolutely love this

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  13. Looks really good. Must be spicy and tasty!

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  14. Crab. One of my favorites. You pic is making me grab the dish. :)

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  15. my fav.. i can finish of that plate in a jiffy. looks wonderful. nice recipe too.

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  16. Crab masala looks so spicy and tasty...My hubby would lov this..

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  17. This looks AWESOME and right up my alley. This is a dish I will die for!

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  18. Am a big time crab lover too..looks yumm ..

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  19. delicious we make it little different

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  20. Will try this method Suja. My husband loves crabs.

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  21. kandittu kothi varunnu.perfect color....

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  22. oh adipoli ayittundu ente fav anithu

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  23. tasty one...super ayittundu..kurachu choru enjottu poratta,............

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  24. Thanks all for the encouraging comments:)

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  25. Adipoli suja..kandittu kothiyavunu :)

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