Crab Varutharacha Curry


Crab Varutharacha Curry

North Malabar style Crab Curry.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people



  • Cut the crab. Preferably seperate the legs and cut the body into two pieces. :- Remember to clean it well and remove the yellow part.
  • Add salt to it and mix it well and keep it aside.
  • Put tamarind in little water.
  • Grate coconut and fry it till it becomes golden brown.
  • Change to low flame and add the powders mentioned to the fried coconut and fry it for few seconds.
  • Turn off the flame and grind the above mixture.
  • Heat oil in a pan (use clay pot if available).
  • Add ground paste of ginger, garlic and green chillies and fry for one minute.
  • Add crab, mix well and add ground coconut, tamarind`s water and then water.
  • When the gravy becomes thick, switch off the flame and add few curry leaves.
  • Fry onions in a seperate pan and add it to the crab curry.
  • :- Serve hot!!!
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