Friday, September 6, 2013

Kadukka (Mussels) Roast


Mussels, kadukka (with shell),Kallumakkaya - 1/2 kg
Onion sliced-1
Tomato- 1 medium
Ginger-2 inch thick
Garlic- 8-10 pods
Chilly powder- 1 tsp
Coriander powder- 1 tsp
Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
Pepper powder- 1 tsp
chicken Masala Powder -1 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves- 4-5
salt-to taste
Oil-2 tbsp


Clean  mussels with shell and keep for boiling by adding 1/2 cup of water. Mussels will leave  water so don't add much water. Once boiled mussels will open. Remove the water.

Once its cool open the shells and take out the fleshy mussels out with the help of a shell. shells can be discarded.

 Remove the waste with the help of a knife. Collect all the cleaned mussels in a bowl.
Marinate mussels with turmeric powder, salt  and chilly powder for 15 minutes .In a pan add 2 tbsp of oil and add the marinated mussels to it and fry for 5 minutes.

  Add sliced onions and fry till it changes color. Add ginger- garlic paste and curry leaves and fry till golden brown. Add finely chopped tomato and cook till soft. Add chicken masala and fry till the masala is well coated and the mussels becomes slightly crispy.

And delicious kadukka (mussels) roast is ready to be served with rice or chappathi..........:)

Recipe Courtesy: Mrs.Prassana Sugathan (Amma)

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