Kallumakkaya Fry


  • Kadukka(Kallumakkaya,medium sized) 20 nos

  • Salt(to taste) 1/2 tsp

  • Water 1/2 cups

  • Red Chili Powder 1 tsp

  • Curry leaves 1 sprig

  • Oil(for frying) 1/2 cups


  • Wash Kadukka and boil for around 5 minutes (or till the shell starts opening up) by adding 2 cups of water to it.

  • Take out Kallumakaya from the shell and also clean up the black part of it by squeezing the dirt out. Wash it thoroughly.

  • Mix well the turmeric powder salt,chilli powder and water and make a smooth paste. Add Kallumakaya into it and marinate for 30 minutes.

  • Keep a pan on heat and add oil and curry leaves. Shallow fry the marinated kallummakkaya in low heat. Stir in between.

  • Take out once it colour changes to golden brownish.

  • Kallummakkaya fry is ready to serve