After a long time I got clams. I loved clams because it is rich in iron and very tasty and many dishes can be prepared with this. Last vacation when I went to Mangalore my cousin’s wife Vinuthakka prepared this and it was very tasty too. It was little different from the sukka I used to prepare. For a change I thought I will try her recipe.
Kubbo/clams ½ kg
Red chilly 10 to 15
Grated coconut 1 cup
Garlic 4 to 6 flakes
Mustard seeds ½ tsp
Methi/fenugreek seeds ¼ tsp
Coriander seeds 2 tsp
Jeera 1 tsp
Tamarind small piece
Curry leaves few
Oil for cooking
Salt to taste
Wash clams 5 to 10 times with clean water.
Then add little water and boil it for 5 to 10 min so shells
Let it cook for sometimes. After sometime clean it and keep aside.
Heat 1 tsp of oil add mustard seeds, coriander seeds, methi seeds fry for a min, then add 1 chopped onion, garlic and red chilly fry till nice aroma comes. Then grind with tamarind into fine paste.
Add this paste to cleaned clams and cook for 5 to 10 min.
Coarsely grind grated coconut with jeera. Add this to boiling clams mix well add few curry leaves cook in low flame till it becomes dry.
Heat oil in seasoning pan add finely chopped 1 onion fry till dark brown our this on dried curry mix well.