Street Food Style Crab Curry (Shaap Style Njandu Curry)

Ingredients for Street Food Style Crab Curry (Shaap Style Njandu Curry):

1. Kashmiri chilli powder – 2 small spoon

    Coriander powder – 1 small spoon

    Turmeric powder – ½ small spoon

    Garam masala powder – ½ small spoon

2. Shallots – 100 gm

    Ginger – 1 piece

    Garlic – 1 cluster, full

3. Crab – ½ kg

4. Coconut oil – 50 milli

5. Curry leaves – 1 stem

    Green chillies – 2, chopped

6. Salt – For taste

7. Pepper powder – ½ small spoon

How to prepare Street Food Style Crab Curry (Shaap Style Njandu Curry)?

1. Gently heat ingredients no: 2, and make a fine paste along with ingredients no: 2.

2. Clean crab and cut into pieces.

3. Heat oil in a pan and add green chillies and curry leaves.

4. Sauté the gravy till raw smell goes out.

5. Add crab, salt and a little water and cook in low flame.

6. When it is almost done, add pepper powder.

7. Continue cooking till water content is fully absorbed, and the gravy fully wraps crab pieces.

8. Serve hot with rice.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine, August 15-31, 2019

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