Roasted Clams with Pepper – Kakka Irachi Kurumulaku Roast
Hai, friends here is the recipe of Roasted Clams with Pepper , which is also known as Kakka Irachi Kurumulaku Roast. This dish is a seafood specialty of Kerala expecially those people who lives in coastal area’s. Clams comes in many types, there are hardshell clams and soft shell clams. Clams are not significant source of fat, but it is a great source of protein and helps to reduce the level of cholesterol it also helps for building and repairing muscles and tissue. It is a high protein seafood choice in a very low cost. I know that some people often reject clams due to their salty and chewy texture an aslo because of the difficulty of cleaning.
Today we are going to make Roasted Clams with Pepper , here we are adding enough pepper powder for the spiciness. This dish got the name as Kakka Irachi Kurumulaku Roast because of the special taste and aroma of pepper powder which we are adding here. I am making this in coconut oil which is an important ingredient by which we gets the exact taste of Kakka Irachi. So, let’s have a look at our recipe.
Ingredients for making Roasted Clams with Pepper
1. Clams ( Kakka Irachi or Erunthe) -half kg
2. Coconut oil – three tablespoon
3. Onion chopped – half cup
4. Green chilly – two chopped
5. Ginger crushed- one teaspoon
6. Garlic crushed – one teaspoon
7. Pepper powder – one tablespoon
8. Termeric Powder – half teaspoon
9. Jeera powder – half teaspoon
10. Garam masala – half teaspoon
11. Salt – to taste
12. Curry leaves – two spring
13. Coriander leaves – for garnishing
Method of making Kakka Irachi Kurumulaku Roast
Clean clam or Kakka throughly by pinching it laterally, remove the black dirt from the inside part. Wash it in plenty of running water finely add luke warm water and wash clams very well, keep it aside.
Heat coconut oil in a pan add onion, saute it until it become transparent
Add crushed garlic and ginger into this and saute it, then add chopped green chillies and curry leaves to this pan and again saute it well.
After the ginger,garlic lost its raw smell.add pepper powder into it and saute it.Now you can add termeric powder and jeera powder into this, and saute all ingredients very well.
Add washed clams to this masala, add enough salt and pour little bit water and mix it well.
Close the pan with it’s lid and cook Kakka Irachi in a medium low flame.
When the clams are cooked Add garam masala and mix it well, cook your dish until it become dry.
Now turn off the heat and garnish your Roasted Clams with Pepper with curry leaves and chopped coriander leaves.
Serve it hot and enjoy your Kakka Irachi Kurumulaku Roast.