Crab Roast



Crab – 1 kg

Garlic – 6 crushed

Ginger – 2″ piece crushed

Onions – 2 big sliced

Green chillies – 2 slit

Curry leaves – 2 sprigs

Coriander powder – 3 tsp

Chilly powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

Garam masala – 1 tsp

Tomato paste – 2 tbsp

Water – 1 1/2 cup

Salt – to taste

Coconut oil – 2 tbsp



Clean and wash the crabs and cut each of them into two pieces.  Slightly crush the leg pieces. Heat oil in a wok and add crushed ginger and garlic.  Fry till light brown and then add onions, green chillies and curry leaves.  Fry till the onions turn light brown.  Add the spice powders and some water.  Fry till aroma comes out. Now add the tomato paste, water and salt.  Add the crab pieces and mix well.  Cover and cook on a medium flame till done.  Stir in between.  Open the lid and simmer till the gravy is thick.  Serve lip-smacking ‘Crab Roast’ with steamed rice.  Enjoy with your loved ones!

  1. Tongue tickling crab roast…mouthwatering here..

  2. My favourite how i wish i had these with rice the thought makes me drool. Hubby don’t like our Indian style crab, he like the one with jus mayo etc….

  3. Hi Lissie,

    Crab roast looks mouthwatering.

  4. oh wow!!! super…i need this now 🙂

  5. Dear Lissie, it has been a while I know… oh man, I have missed some mighty fine food!

  6. Oh my this looks great. Its been a long time since I had any of this…Kidulam chechi.