Introduction :

From: GOAN COOKBOOK by Joyce Fernandes


Ingredients :

100 large clams
8 tbsps grated coconut
3 onions (chopped)
2 green chillies (chopped fine)
½ tsp ginger-garlic paste
2 tsps chili powder
½ tsp turmeric
¼ tsp jaggery (crushed)
½ cup tamarind juice
2 tsp oil
Little grated nutmeg


Wash the clams well. Slit them open keeping the meat on one shell, discarding the empty halves. Mix the clams with all the ingredients, one by one and cook the mixture over a low flame, sprinkling the oil while the clams are being cooked. Add very little water if necessary. Cook till the preparation is quite dry.
Dust with a little nutmeg powder and serve.