Clams Stir Fry / Kakka Irachi Ularthiyathu


250 gm clams/ kakka irachi/ elambakka, cleaned
15 shallots, peeled and crushed
1″ piece ginger, crushed
6 garlic cloves, crushed
1 1/2- 2 tsp crushed pepper
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
curry leaves
2 tbsp coconut oil


  1. In a pan, add cleaned clams, chilli powder, turmeric powder, salt and 1/2 cup water and cook on medium flame till done. Keep it aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add curry leaves, crushed shallots, ginger and garlic and saute well till transparent.
  4. Then add cooked clams and mix well. Check for salt.
  5. Add crushed pepper and stir fry for 5-7 minutes until they turn brown…Remove from flame and serve hot..


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