Nandu Kuzhambu With Masala (Crab Curry)

Serving: 4 | Type: Non-Veg Gravy


Nandu(cut) -4 pieces
Onion -1cup
Tomato -1cup
Chili Powder -2tsp
Coriander Powder -3tsp
Turmeric -¼tsp
Salt -to taste
Ginger Garlic Paste -1tbsp
Lemon Juice -1tbsp



Green chili -2
Sombu -1tsp
Cumin -1tsp
Pepper -1 or 2tsp
Onion -¼ cup
Tomato -¼ cup
Garlic -2
Clove -2
Khus Khus -1tbp
Cashew nuts -10
Grated Coconut -2tbsp



Oil -3tbsp
Red chili -1
Curry Leaves -few
Cinnamon, clove,Kal-pasi -each 1



  1. Cut and clean the nandu, then wash it and keep it aside.
  2. Grind above the ingredients and keep it aside.
  3. Heat the pan with oil add seasonings fry without burning.
  4. Now add onion and ginger garlic paste sauté for 1 or 2 minutes then add tomato, salt and turmeric Sauté until tomato gets mashed.
  5. Then add chili and coriander powder mix well for 1minute, now add nandu.
  6. Mix it well cover with lid and cook it for medium flame for 10 minutes, now add 3cups of water cook it for 5 to 10 minutes.
  7. Then add ground paste mix it well cook until raw smell goes.
  8. This should be not very thick or thin.
  9. Garnish with coriander leaves then turn off the stove.
  10. Add lemon juice and mix it well.
  11. Serve with white rice.


  1. If spiciness is not enough add pepper powder.



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