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Njandu (Crab) Roast

Rafeeda AR
15 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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ABOUT Njandu (Crab) Roast RECIPE

Malabar Style Crab Roast

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Others
  • Kerala
  • Pressure Cook
  • Frying
  • Side Dishes

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 8 Crabs, cleaned and chopped
  2. 1 tbsp Coconut oil
  3. 2 large Onions, minced
  4. 3 green Chillies, slit
  5. 2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
  6. 2 Tomatoes, chopped
  7. 1 tbsp Coriander powder
  8. 1/2 tsp Red chilli powder
  9. 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  10. Salt to taste
  11. 3/4 tsp Garam masala powder


  1. Heat oil in the pressure cooker. Saute onions and green chillies till soft.
  2. Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes and the masala powders and cook till mashed.
  4. Add the chopped crab, give a nice mix and close the lid of the pressure cooker.
  5. Cook 1 whistle on high and then leave it on simmer for 10 minutes. Turn off and allow the pressure to go by itself.
  6. Open the lid and add the garam masala powder. Mix well. Serve warm as a side for rice or with chapatis.

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sandsea Jackson   Jul-26-2016

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