Nandu Kuzhambu – Chettinad Crab Curry
Nandu Kuzhambu (The Chettinad style crab curry). Finger licking delicious, spicy but that good spice that will have you slightly sweating and yet reaching out for more.
Servings Prep Time
4serving 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Servings Prep Time
4serving 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Grind together dry red chillies, aniseed, poppy seeds, peppercorn, coconut and tamarind.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottom kadhai, add fenugreek and jeera. Saute till browned for a minute or so. Add shallots, garlic and curry leaves and saute for 3-4 minutes.
  3. Add tomatoes & turmeric powder along with the ground masala and fry till the oil separates.
  4. Add water and bring it to a boil, reduce the flame and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Add crab and cook covered till the crabs are cooked and the gravy is thickened.
  5. Serve with hot steamed rice & papad.
Recipe Notes

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