Clams are one of the tastiest food among seafood. They are rich in calcium. There are many yummy recipes for clams. Try this Clams masala balls recipe which would blast your tastebuds…It’s spicy…

Serves:
4-5


Preparation Time:
45 Minutes


Equipment:
Steamer, Frying pan

Ingredients

For Masala:
Clams– 1/4 kg
Red chilly powder– 1/2 tbsp
Turmeric powder– 1/2 tsp
Salt – to taste
Oil– 3 tbsp
Onion– 2 nos.
Ginger– 1 inch piece
Green chilly– 3
Curry leaves– 6 to 8 leaves
Coriander leaves- 2 tbsp

For the dough:
Rice Flour– 1 Cup(heaped)
Coconut grated– 3 tbsp
Onion– 1 small
Fennel seeds– 1/2 tbsp
Salt- to taste
Water– 1/2 – 1 Cup(to make a smooth dough)
 For frying:
Red chilly powder– 1 tbsp
Turmeric powder– 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder– 1 tsp
Salt– to taste
Oil- 3 tbsp

How to Make

To prepare the Masala:

 1. Marinate the clams with red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt. Keep it for 10minutes.
2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the clams for 10 minutes. Now add the chopped onion and saute it till soft.
3. Now add crushed ginger, green chilly and curry leaves and cook on low flame till the raw smell disappears.
4. Add salt according to taste and add chopped coriander leaves.
5. Switch of the flame and keep it a side.

To Make the rice dough:
1. Grind coconut, onion, and-fennel seeds together and make paste.
2. Add rice flour to this paste and make smooth dough by adding enough salt and water.
Making of clams masala balls:
1. Make small balls out of the dough.
2. Grease your hand with little oil and press the balls into circular discs ,not too thick nor too thin.
3. Add a spoon full of masala in the centre and cover from the sides and roll on within your palms to make balls.No crack to be seen.
4. Repeat the process and make all the balls.
5. Keep water in a steamer and let it boil. Steam the balls for 20 minutes.
Finally Fry it:
1. Heat oil in a pan.
2. Mix all the ingredients(if required a little of water can be added) and coat the steamed balls with it.
3. Now fry the balls till all the sides are fried evenly.
Yummy clams masala balls are ready….serve hot!!

Let me know your review once your tastebuds blasts with this Clams Masala Balls…