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

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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