Kakkayirachi Thoran (Clam Thoran)

Ingredients for Kakkayirachi Thoran (Clam Thoran):

1. Kakkayirachi (Clam/Oyster) – 2 cups

2. Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

    Salt – For taste

3. Coconut scrapped – 1 cup

    Turmeric powder – ¼ small spoon

    Chilli powder – ½ small spoon

    Curry leaves – For preparation

    Salt – For taste

4. Coconut oil – 3 big spoons

5. Mustard – ½ small spoon

6. Curry leaves – For preparation

7. Onions – 1 big, chopped

    Green chillies – 2, chopped

8. Ginger – 1 small piece, crushed

    Garlic – 4 cloves, crushed

How to prepare Kakkayirachi Thoran (Clam Thoran)?

1. Cook clams adding ingredients no: 2 and keep aside.

2. Blend well ingredients no: 3 in a mixer to prepare the gravy.

3. Heat oil in a pan, and sputter mustard and curry leaves.

4. Sauté ingredients no: 7, followed by ingredients no: 8 till the bad odour leaves.

5. Add coconut gravy and sauté for a few minutes.

6. Add cooked clams and cook for 5 minutes in low flame with lid closed.

7. If needed, sprinkle a few drops of water.

8. After 5 minutes, open the lid and stir well.

9. Water content should be fully absorbed.

Courtesy: Vanitha Magazine August 15-31, 2016

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