- Crab: 4 to 5 nos medium sized
- Coconut : 1/4 grated coconut
- Onion : 1 big size ( chop into small size pieces)
- Tomato : 2 nos ( chop into small pieces)
- Green chilies:3 to 4 nos ( make a paste of it or chop into small pieces)
- Ginger paste: 1 tbs
- Garlic paste: 1 tbs
- Curry leaves: 4 stems
- Red chili powder
- Pepper powder
- Turmeric powder
- Coriander powder
- coriander leaves
In a pan add 2 tbs of oil , fry the grated coconut until it turns it color to golden brown. Once it become fried, off the flame and allow it to cool.Using a mixer make a thick paste grated coconut.
In a pan add 4 tbs of oil, once oil become hot add ginger, garlic paste, 1 stem of curry leaves , and green chilies into it. Saute it and add chopped onion into it. Add 1/2 tbs of salt now and stir it well. after 3 to 5 minutes of stirring add chopped tomatoes into it. Mix it and cook the tomatoes. Add required amount of water( based on gravy, 1/2 or 1 cup ) into it. Once the mixture start bubbling add crab pieces into it. Add 1/2 tbs of red chili powder, 1/2 tbs of turmeric powder, 1/2 tbs of pepper powder, 1 and 1/2 tbs of Coriander powder and stir it well, cook for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes add coconut paste and cook for 15 to 20 minutes. Once it is cooked well off the flame and add coriander leaves.
“Thenga varuth Aracha Njandu Curry” Ready… Serve with rice.