Oyster Lonevas


Oysters – 2 cups

Coconut – 1/2

Curry Powder – 2 tbsp

Potatoes (boiled) – 500 gm

Onions – 200 gm

Tamarind pulp – 1/4 cup

Garam masala ( cardamom, cloves, cinnamon)- 1 tsp



Put the Oysters into clean, fresh water. Remove beard and open shell. Drain the liquid inside the shell and set aside.

Grate coconut and makes 2 extractions ( 1/2 cup thick and 1/2 cup thin milk).

Peel and quarter potatoes. Slice onions. Heat about  1  1/2 tbsp oil. Fry onions till soft and light brown. Add curry powder. Fry for few minutes.

Add a little of the  oyster liquid and stir well. Add oysters and stir gently. Keep covered for 5 minutes. Add thin coconut milk and bring to a boil. Add the potatoes and the thick coconut milk, tamarind pulp and garam masala powder.

Simmer till the gravy is thick and oil floats on top.


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