Crab Rendang

A dish that goes very well with rice, similar to chicken rendang.


4 large crabs(halve)
2 cups thick coconut milk
salt to taste

Ingredients to be pounded
10 or more dried red chillies(soak in water)
3 lemon grass (use the white part only)(serai)
1/2 in fresh turmeric(kunyit basah)
5 nips garlic
1-1/2 " ginger
4 larde bombay onions or 15 shallots
2cm galangal(lengkuas)
1/2 tsp cumin seeds


1. Heat oil in wok
2. Stir fry the pounded ingredients until fragrant
3. Add in the coconut milk and let it simmer gently.
4. Half way, add in the crabs and cook until required thickness or dried.

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