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crab pepper fry

Crab Curry Leaves Pepper Fry | Karuveppilai Milagu Nandu Varuval

  • Author: Nithya Ravikumar
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes


  • crab – 1/2 kg
  • Oil- 2 1/2 tbs
  • Onion- 2 (medium sized)
  • ginger garlic – 1 tbs (crushed)
  • tomato- 1 (large)
  • salt- to taste
  • To grind:
  • pepper- 2 tbs
  • curry leaves- a handful
  • fennel seeds- 1tbs


  1. Grind pepper, curry leaves and fennel seeds into fine powder.
  2. Heat up some oil, add crushed ginger-garlic, onions cook the onions until it turns translucent.
  3. Add in grind powder and saute until the raw smell disappears.
  4. Add tomato and cook till it turns mushy.
  5. Finally add the cleaned crab, saute for a minute and add 1cup of water. cover and cook for 15 to 20 mins.
  6. In an open lid, cook until the water is completely absorbed.
  7. when the thin layer of oil appears on top.
  8. Crab pepper curry leaves is ready!