Lobster Kerala Nadan Roast

RajeshPillai R

Lobster Kerala Nadan Roast

You can discover a very simple and delicious recipe for Lobster Kerala Nadan Roast here that can be easily prepared at home. The dish is well illustrated with step by step photos and narrations. The recipe can be used for Nadan Konju Roast(Big Shrimps) too. Lobster Tail can be bought in stores like BJ’s Costco in USA for a very reasonable price. Lobsters are nutritious rich in vital nutrients required for body. The spicy mouth watering Lobster Nadan Roast is a treat with Idiyappam and will definitely make you tempt for more and more.
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 2 people



  • If the lobster is frozen, thaw it at room temperature or in cold water. Once it is completely thawed, make sure by bending the lobster by touching tail to the other end easily.
  • Cut the top shell from the middle until the tail and try to open the shell to the sides, do not break the shell.
  • The meat will seperate from the shell. Do not take the meat out. Check the image.
  • Clean the bad stuff from the top.
  • Now make a marination of Chilly powder, turmeric powder, pepper powder and salt with some water and make it a paste.
  • Marinate the lobster with the marinade. Make sure it is coated very well.
  • Dont throw the left over marinade in the plate. Pour some warm water 1 or 1 and half cup and mix it.
  • Now heat the pan and pour the 2 tablespoon oil and fry the lobster.
  • Make sure it is cooked well by turning sides and also you can pour the oil inside the lobster from the pan.
  • After around 5 minutes, pour the left over marinade mixed with water to the pan and let it simmer. Now add the onions and mix it well.
  • Let the lobster cook in the water until gravy is thick and onions are kind of dissolved in low flame.
  • Now add 1 teaspoon oil and the curry leaves and mix well.
  • Switch it off after 2 mts and enjoy.
  • It goes very well with Idiappam (String Hoppers).


I have used the maine lobsters in this.
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Response (3)
  1. J
    Jasmine January 19, 2020

    I tried this recipe.. I only added a squeeze of half lemon… my husband loved it.. thank you

    1. c
      curryadmin January 20, 2020

      Thanks Jasmine

  2. T
    Thomas Kalladan May 26, 2023

    I used this recipe yesterday for my wife 50th birthday. My family and friends gathered for a party. Everybody liked the dish i prepared and it was easy to prepare. Great taste. Thanks!

Leave a comment
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Recipe Rating

Indian Grocery Online