Toddy Shop Crab Roast is an exceptional and tasty delicacy among seafood items in Kerala. Very popular in toddy shops, the dish is highly spiced, hot and tangy flavored. In toddy or ‘Kallu’ shops, the Crab Roast is served as a side dish with mashed tapioca. Toddy Shop Crab Roast is unique and special with boiled or cooked crab blended or roasted with a spicy tangy aromatic mixture. The Crab Roast can be easily prepared at home with locally available ingredients. Crabs are nutritious, low in saturated fat and rich in vital ingredients required for body. You can explore a well detailed Toddy Shop Crab Roast here.
It tastes better if we can cut crab to 2 from centre and detach the 2 legs. Get the crab cleaned properly. Put it in saltwater + turmeric for 10 minutes to clean. I have tasted Crab from lots of seafood restaurants. Believe me, you can make this by yourselves which tastes much much better. The essence of the taste comes from the combination of pepper+crab juice+ tomato
The cooking is done in two stage
1 - Baking/boiling the crab 2 - Roasting it
Explaining each stages.
Stage 1 - Baking:-
Boil 2-3 litres of water (Quantity enough to Dip the crab pieces).