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Chef Dharshan Munidasa

Ministry of Crab - Returning for a new indulgent stint at Shang Palace, Shangri-La Eros New Delhi

By IANSlife

November 25, 2023 (IANSlife) The scrumptious Ministry of Crab is back at the award-winning Chinese restaurant, Shang Palace, from 23 to 26 November 2023, with famed Chef Dharshan Munidasa.

Ministry of Crab is located in Khar, Mumbai, a beautiful heritage site.  The restaurant brings guests the best crustacean experience in the country, celebrating India’s finest seafood and legendary lagoon mud crabs.  The master franchisor for Ministry of Crab in India is Gourmet Investments Private Limited (GIPL), a part of the Bharti Family office, and is considered a ‘must visit’ for lovers of seafood when in Mumbai.

Avocado Crab Salad

The four-day pop-up at Shang Palace will feature a four-course set menu that will include Avocado Crab Salad, a stunning combination of steamed and chilled crab meat and wasabi mayonnaise, served in a halved avocado. This is followed by Garlic Chilli Prawns, the amazingly large lake prawns of India cooked in Italian olive oil, Japanese soy sauce, garlic and chilli flakes, in a style that is unique to Ministry of Crab; served with Kade Bread, inspired by traditional Sri Lankan wood-fired bread.

The main course features Pepper Crab, Indian Lagoon Mud Crab, with hand-crushed black peppercorns and a black pepper stock.  Kani Chahan, a unique Japanese-style crab fried rice, is served on the side. 

Finish your meal on a sweet note with Coconut Crème Brûlée, a tropical island twist on the classic French dessert, created using rich coconut milk and baked to perfection in a fresh coconut.

Coconut Creme Brulee

The set menu is available for dinner from 23 to 25 November 2023, from 8 p.m. onwards for dinner and for lunch on 26 November 2023 and is priced at INR 8,500 plus taxes per person.

For more information, guests can call (91 11) 41191040 or email



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