Neethu's Kitchen To Yours: November 2010

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Grab some finger Licking Crab Roast from My Kitchen ;)


1 Kg Crab, cut and cleaned
4 small onions
2 tomatoes
2 large chillies
1 tsp ginger paste
1 1/2 tsp garlic paste
1 sprig Curry leaves
2 Tsp chilly powder
3 Tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp chicken masala
1/2 tsp turmeric powder 
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp curd
1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
2 tblsp Coconut oil
some coriander leaves finely chopped
2 tsp salt or according to your taste


1. Fill water in a boiling pot and add the crabs. Also add  a pinch of turmeric, salt and pepper. Let it boil for 15 minutes or until the crab shells turn orangish. Keep aside 2 to 3 scoops of crab water and drain the rest.

2. Add some oil in another pan and saute the onions, ginger, garlic, curry leaves until they turn golden brown for about 6 - 7 minutes. Add the chopped tomatoes and saute for another 3 minutes.

3. Make a paste of the masalas with warm water and mix it well with the sauteed mixture for about a minute.

4. Take 2 scoops of the crab water from the boiling crab and let it boil. Then add the cooked crab and mix well. Close the lid for 3 minutes. Add curd and then keep stirring until you get a thick brownish consistency. Sprinkle some coriander leaves and lemon juice.

I heart Crab roast soooooo much and I prefer it really HOT! Finger licking "you dont wanna stop"Good...yep yep yep! Oh,  here is a tip. Add more pepper to neutralize the cholesterol content in crab ;)...Now go make it and Enjoy it as much as I do ;)

Sunday, November 21, 2010

KFC look a like...I call it NRC...Neethu Rava Chicken!..


1 kg Chicken, cut in to medium pieces
1 tsp turmeric powder
1  tblsp chilly powder
2 tblsp coriander powder
1 tsp pepper powder
2 tblsp curd
1 tsp ginger paste
1 tsp garlic paste

Fry Mix:

1 cup rava
1/2 tsp chillypowder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp pepper powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1/4 cup water
Salt as needed
Salt as needed


1. Marinate the chicken with the above ingredients for  about 30 mins.

2. Add 1/4 cup water and let it cook the chicken in medium heat for about 20 mins. 

3. Make the rava fry Mix. Dip the chicken pieces in the mixture and pan fry ( since its been already cooked, you dont have to worry cooking it ...Just wait till it turns crispy brown.

Enjoy it with toasted bread and butter....And ofcourse some veggies!