Ministry of Crab Bangkok Launches Crab Biryani Menu

Located in Sam-ed Building, Sukhumvit 31, just a few mins from the BTS, Prompong Skytrain Station. The restaurant originally founded in Colombo in 2011 and known as Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list and No.1 in Sri Lanka. With its open plan seating, the Bangkok outpost of Ministry of Crab offers guests a casual and spontaneous style of dining that’s well suited to group dining.

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The aromatic mixed rice dish of biryani, which was first brought to Sri Lanka by South Indian Muslims in the early 1900s. Here, chef Dharshan Munidasa’s Crab Biryani features of Mud Crab, premium Basmati rice, eggs and an aromatic blend of Sri Lankan spices. It is also served in the same clay pot it is cooked in, which intensifies its aroma and taste.

Signature dishes, a must try also included Mud crab, which it serves up in popular styles such as Pepper Crab, Chilli Crab and sustainably-sourced seafood such as king prawns, clams and oysters, as well as authentic Sri Lankan curries. Black tiger prawns,  Prawnzilla, prepared in a variety of cooking styles from Garlic Prawns to Butter Soy Prawn.

Another favourite is the Clay Pot Prawn Curry, which sees half a kilo of two varieties of prawn served in a medley of delicate spices with cubed bread to mop up all the rich flavours. For those craving a taste of the land, the Chicken Curry Rice comes served with Japanese sticky rice, pol sambol and a fried egg on the side — a perfect meal in one.

Another exciting reason to visit comes in the form of its “Corkage-Free Tuesdays.” For one night a week, diners can enjoy their order of fresh seafood or unctuous curry together with their favourite bottle of wine brought from home at no extra cost.The restaurant is open for dinner from Tuesday-Sunday 6pm – 11pm (last seating at 10pm) and open for lunch on weekends 11.30am – 2.30pm.

The Crab Biryani is available on Wednesdays.

Tel: 098-598-6554