Nandu Kulambu / Crab Curry

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  • Nandu/Crab  - 1 kg
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tbsp
  • Chilli powder/Sambar powder - 1 tbsp
  • Thania powder/Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
  • Salt as required
  • Fennel seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Ginger-garlic paste - 1 to 2 tbsp
For Paste:
  • Sambar onion/Shallot onion - 10
  • Tomatoes - 2
  • Pepper seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tbsp
  • Grated coconut - 2 tbsp
  • Clean crab properly, if you don't know to clean please ask your friends and elders about cleaning. (check this link to clean crab)
  • Saute sambar onion and tomato, grind it along with the materials listed under paste. Keep this aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add fennel seeds, add ginger garlic paste, saute this for a minute, until the raw smell disappears.
  • Now add the ground paste and crab, then add turmeric powder, sambar powder, coriander powder, and salt.
  • Add water as required.
  • Close the pan with a lid and cook this kulambu for about 20 minutes.
  • Nandu kulambu taste wonderful with rice.
Some of the health benefits of eating crabs:
Crab contains essential protein, magnesium, selenium, folate, and vitamin B6.
It is also believed that crab is the wonderful medicine for cough and cold.
Other than this, crab is low in fat.


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