Kallumekkaya Fry / Mussel Fry

Kallumekkai Fry

 

 

Ingredients

1. Kallumekkaya / mussels – 25 – 30

2. Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

3. Pepper powder – 1/2 tsp

4. Salt – To taste

Clean and wash the mussels. Marinate them with the above ingredients for at least 30 minutes.

5. Pearl onions –  12 – 15

6. Garlic – 4 – 5

7. Ginger – 1/4 inch

8. Curry leaves – 1 sprig

9. Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

10. Fennel powder – 1/4 tsp (Optional)

11. Coconut oil – 2 – 3 tsp

12. Salt – To taste

Method

1.Clean and wash the mussels. Crush the pearl onions, garlic and ginger in a mortar and pestle.

2. Heat oil in a pan. Add the crushed mixture. Stir for a few seconds and add the marinated mussels and curry leaves. Cover and cook for a few minutes at medium-heat.  Open the lid and change the flame to medium. Stir occasionally until the mussels are well-fried, about 15 minutes at medium heat. Sprinkle little pepper powder, fennel powder and mix well. Serve hot with rice, thoran and moru curry.

 

Kallumekkaya Fry

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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