Recipes - Shell Fish Dry Curry (Kube Suke)



1.    200 Medium size kubbae (shell-fish)




2.       ½  coconut scraped

3.       20 red chillies

4.       2 tbsp corainder seeds

5.       1 tbsp cummin seeds

6.       ½ tsp fenugreek seeds (methi)

7.       1 tbsp pepper corns

8.       1 pinch oama (optional)

9.       ½ tsp turmeric powder

10.    6-8 flakes garlic

11.    Small ball tamarind

12.    ½ onion chopped

13.    ½ tbsp jeera

14.    6 flakes garlic

15.    1 onion chopped

16.    Salt to taste


For seasoning


17.    2 tbsp coconut oil

18.    1 onion chopped

19.    4-5 flakes garlic, chopped



 Wash the kubae (shell fish) before opening to remove mud and sand atleast 3-4 times.  Break the shell fish into two and keep only the part with flesh in it.

 Fry the masala ingredients from 3 – 8 in a little coconut oil.  Then grind all the ingredients from 3 – 12 to a fine paste.  Remove the masala and add to the cleaned shell-fish.  Grind coconut with jeera and  garlic flakes to a rough paste.  Remove.

 Add chopped onion and salt to the shell-fish and cook till done.  Add the rough coconut paste and cook on slow fire till it becomes almost dry.

 Keep coconut oil in a vessel and add chopped onion and garlic flakes and fry.  Then pour curry over seasoning.  Cover and remove from fire.


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Comment on this article

  • clotilda, pangla/dubai

    Mon, Mar 18 2013

    tried yr kubae sukka everyone at home enjoyed the dish.thank you

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