Crab /Njandu Fry

08 Mar

Preparation time:20mts,Cooking time:30mts,Serves:2

To my crab loving friends,and to  those numerous BBQ Nation ,Indiranagar delicous crabs that we have devoured in our zeal to compete at “who makes the larges pile of Crab shells “.


  1. 3 Blue Crabs
  2. 1 Large Onion Sliced
  3. 1/2 Onion Chopped
  4. 2-1″ Ginger-One chopped,One Smashed
  5. 2 Slit Green Chilly
  6. 1 tsp Chilly Powder
  7. 3/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  8. Handful-Curry leaves
  9. Salt to taste
  10. Oil for frying.


  1. Clean and cut the crabs in 2 pieces.
  2. Cook with salt,chopped onion and ginger and pinch of turmeric.
  3. Separate the legs from the Crabs,and remove flesh from some if possible(this gives the masala a little more strength).
  4. In a pan,add oil and fry thoroughly sliced Onion,smashed ginger,slit green chillies and curry leaves.
  5. When the onion are fried well,add the chilly and turmeric powder along with salt and fry for a few mts.
  6. Add the precooked crabs ,mix well and fry for 5mts on medium flame.
  7. Serve with rice or roti,or relish just it :).


Posted by on March 8, 2011 in Fish, Seafood


2 responses to “Crab /Njandu Fry

  1. George Oommen

    March 10, 2017 at 8:49 am

    How many onions in your Fish Molee…you have left out the onions

    • Amrutha

      March 10, 2017 at 11:02 am

      ONe large should suffice


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