Make East Indian Style Clam Curry in just 3 quick steps…,
1.5 tbsp – oil
2½ cups – Clams
3 Medium Sized – Onion (Finely Chopped)
1 inch – Ginger
4 to 5 – Garlic Cloves
1.5 tbsp – Red Chili Paste
1 tsp – Sugar (optional)
1 cup – Water
1 tbsp – East Indian Bottle Masala Powder Or if not then
½ tsp – Turmeric Powder, ½ tbsp – Coriander Seed Powder, 1 tsp – Red Chili Powder and ½ tsp – Garam Masala Powder
2 – Green Chilies (Slit Length Wise)
2 cups – Coconut Milk
Coriander Leaves (for garnish)
Step 1 : Boil the clams
Boil the clams in water with little salt for 4-5 mins or until they open up. Don’t boil for too long. You could take the clams one by one as it opens up and and discard the ones which don’t open. Remove the empty shell and keep the shells with meat.
Step 2 : Preparing Spice Masala
Saute onion until light brown, Add sugar if you use. Then add the ginger, garlic & red chili paste and saute for 3 to 4 mins on low heat.
Step 3 : Cook with Boiled Clams
Add water & boiled clams then mix them well. Now add bottle masala & chilies and mix it nicely. Cook the mix for 5 to 7 mins on moderate heat. Then Add coconut milk and cook for another 4 mins on low heat. Garnish with coriander leaves.