Clam pulao is a delicious and aromatic pulao/pilaf prepared in coastal Goa. The addition of sweet prawns/shrimps or clams, greatly embellish a simple pulao. You would not even need an side dish as the pulao is a complete dish on it’s own. Shrimp and clam pulao are my personal favorites amongst all the varieties of pulao, for it’s deliciousness, ease & speed of preparation. This is one of those minimal effort, maximum flavor kind of dishes. Of course if you are using fresh clams, you gottta cleam ’em up and stuff. But I wouldn’t really complain knowing the end result that awaits me after the preparation of this pulao.
Hubhe means clams in Konkani, and sukkem means dry. These kind of clams don’t have much ridges on it’s shell and are more polished. In this dish, clams are cooked in a coconut based semi gravy, infused with very few spices, letting the flavor of the clams itself stand out. Continue reading →