Crab Curry / Nandu Kuzhambu


Ingredients :

Crab -- 1 pound ,cleaned
Onion -- 1/4 cup , julienned
Tomato -- 1no. , chopped
Turmeric Powder -- 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder -- 1/2 tsp ( acc to taste )
Coriander Powder -- 3 tsp
Thick tamarind pulp -- 2 tsp
GG paste -- 2 tsp
Salt -- to taste

To toast :

Peppercorns -- 1 tsp
Fennel seeds -- 3/4 tsp
Cumin seeds -- 1 1/2 tsp

To grind :

Coconut -- 1/3 cup
Onion -- 1/4 cup ( shallots --  3 small nos. )

For Seasoning :

Sesame oil -- 2 tsp
Cooking oil -- 2 tsp
Fennel seeds -- 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves -- a sprig

Method :



Dry roast the peppercorns, fennel seeds and cumin seeds and grind along with coconut and onions and make a fine paste. Heat a wide kadai with both the oil . Do the seasoning with fennel seeds and curry leaves. Add the chopped onions and scald well for a minute. Drop in the GG paste and saute until it starts sticking. Add the salt while adding onions. Throw in the chopped tomatoes , cook until the tomatoes disintegrates. Now add the turmeric powder , red chilli powder ,coriander powder and saute for 30 seconds.Add the crab now and scald well.  Pour in the tamarind mixture and add  a cup of water. Let the kulambu boil for few minutes. Finally add theground paste in the boiling kulambu and mix well. Let the whole mixture be in the heat and let it boils for 5 to 10 minutes / until cooked. Serve hot with rice ..

Happy eating guys,

29 comments:

  1. Drooling crab curry.Lovely pictures di.

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  2. Yummy spread ...looks delicious

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  3. What a great looking crab dish- You are too good with your sea food recipes..nice pics too :)

    US Masala

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  4. Mouthwatering crab curry..couldn't ignore the crab fry sitting next to it too...

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  5. crab curry looks so inviting and delicious !!

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  6. I miss this...tried it with alaskan crab...doesnt taste good like blue crab tho!....delicious curry!...looks yum!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  7. Delicious and spicy crab masala,your recipe sounds wonderful, delicious spread makes me hungry.

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  8. Awesome crab curry.....and gr8 clicks..

    I really love crab meat...will try this one for sure!!!

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  9. Wow awesome. I love crab. Shld try this curry.

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  10. Crab curry and fry looking delicious.

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  11. Seriously am drooling here dear, soooo inviting crab curry...makes me hungry..

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  12. Wow a spicy and authentic recipe!!

    I am here for first time, happy following your recipe..

    valar
    http://valarskitchen-basics.blogspot.com/

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  13. Looks delicious...mouthwatering...thanks for sharing.

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  14. wow...what a great looking crab curry ! there's an award galore waiting for you in my space...plz accept it !

    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  15. woww looks awesome..nice clicks!!

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  16. Crab Curry looks awesome !!!

    http://inspirationalartofcooking.blogspot.com/

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  17. aaaah.. one of my fav. I have never made nandu..got to do it now.. tht recipe is just so fab.
    ammaandbaby.blogspot.com/

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  18. Shanu i want it now....awesome curry and gr8 pics

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  19. Great presentation and looks tasty!

    http://treatntrick.blogspot.com

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  20. Yummy crab curry Shanavi...Cute clicks too

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  21. Beautiful pics..Looks so perfect n yumm!!!

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  22. Woooooow!!!! curry looks amazing!!!!

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