How to make Teesrya Koshimbir -

A dry preparation of clams that is so easy and quick to make

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Clams (क्लैम्ज़ / तिस्रया), Coconut oil (नारियल का तेल)

Cuisine : Indian, Maharashtrian

Course : Salads

Teesrya Koshimbir

Teesrya Koshimbir Recipe Card


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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Teesrya Koshimbir Recipe

  • Clams opened out and meat shifted to one side 400 grams

  • Coconut oil 1 1/2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Ginger finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Kokum petals 3-4

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 4 tablespoons

  • Fresh coconut scraped 4 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat coconut oil in a deep non-stick pan, add green chillies and onions, mix and saute for 2 minutes or till onions soften.

Step 2

Take clams in a bowl, add salt, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and ginger and mix well.

Step 3

Add the marinated clams to the pan and mix well. Sprinkle a little water and mix well and cook on medium heat for 5-10 minutes.

Step 4

Add black pepper powder, kokum pieces, coriander leaves and coconut and mix well. Cook on low heat for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot.

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