Crab Varutharacha Curry

North Malabar style Crab Curry.

Crab Varutharacha Curry

Crab Varutharacha Curry

North Malabar style Crab Curry.

Category : Non-Vegetarian, Seafood

By Roshini Sandeep

Published On: 20 Jul 2009

Rating: 4
6 Votes, 4 Reviews
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30 Minutes
Served : 4
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Step 1

Cut the crab. Preferably seperate the legs and cut the body into two pieces.
:- Remember to clean it well and remove the yellow part.

Step 2

Add salt to it and mix it well and keep it aside.

Step 3

Put tamarind in little water.

Step 4

Grate coconut and fry it till it becomes golden brown.

Step 5

Change to low flame and add the powders mentioned to the fried coconut and fry it for few seconds.

Step 6

Turn off the flame and grind the above mixture.

Step 7

Grind ginger, garlic, green chillies and few curry leaves.

Step 8

Heat oil in a pan (use clay pot if available).

Step 9

Add ground paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies and fry for one minute.

Step 10

Add crab, mix well and add ground coconut, tamarind`s water and then water.

Step 11

When the gravy becomes thick, switch off the flame and add few curry leaves.

Step 12

Fry onions in a seperate pan and add it to the crab curry.

Step 13

:- Serve hot!!!

mary varghese

crab-il maathram salt ittal mathiyo..pinne curry-yil cherkkande..I will definitely try this recipe


very good.. is it kannur style?




Very tasty. My husband liked it. Thanks for the recipe

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