Kakka Irachi Thoran

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Total Time:
30-45 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 500g - cleaned clam meat
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 3-4 - green chillies
  • 1 inch - piece ginger, minced
  • 2-3 cloves - garlic minced
  • A few curry leaves
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil
  • 4 tbsp - water
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 5-6 - shallots
  • 4 pieces - garlic
  • 1/2 tsp - fennel seeds
  • 2-3 - green chillies

How to Make Kakka Irachi Thoran

  • Combine the clam meat with 1/4 tsp turmeric, salt, green chillies, ginger-garlic mince, and a few curry leaves along with water. Cover and cook in an earthen pot, stirring in between, till the water dries off completely.
  • Meanwhile, slightly crush the shallots, garlic, chillies and fennel seeds. In a pan, heat oil and add the crushed shallots, garlic, chillies and fennel seeds along with curry leaves and saute for a minute.
  • Add the turmeric powder and coconut and saute for a few seconds. Add the cooked clam meat and mix well.
  • Let it cook till it is well blended. Serve hot with Rice.
  • Recipe Courtesy: Mareena's Recipe Collections