Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels Fry is a Kerala style mussels stir fried in aromatic spices. Try this authentic recipe from kerala.



Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels fry - Kerala's popular attractions is its delicious Kerala cuisine.

Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels fry

The Kerala backwaters, in the southern state of India is a network of interconnected canals, rivers, islands, lakes and inlets, a labyrinthine system formed by more than 900 km of waterways. The network includes five large lakes linked by canals, both man made and natural, fed by 38 rivers, and extending virtually half the length of Kerala state.





Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels fry - Kerala's popular attractions is its delicious Kerala cuisine.

Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels Fry – Instructions to cook.

Serves: 4

Preparation Time: 30 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 Min

 Ingredients to prepare Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels fry

  • Kallumakkaya/mussels- 500 g
  • Shallots- 10 pods
  • Curry leaves- 3 sprig
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp 1/4 tsp
  • Chilli powder- 1 tsp
  • Crushed chilli flakes- 1 tsp
  • Pepper powder- 1 tsp
  • Garlic- 6 cloves
  • Ginger- 1 inch piece
  • Coconut oil- 3 tbsp
  • Lemon juice – 2 tbsp
  • Salt- 2 tsp

Method to prepare Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels fry:

  1. Boil the mussels with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp salt with 1/2 cup water.
  2. Cook for 5- 10 minutes and switch off the flame.
  3. Overcooking makes the mussels rubbery so do not overcook the mussels.
  4. In a pan heat some oil.
  5. Saute the sliced shallots and curry leaves till the shallots brown.
  6. Now add the crushed ginger and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.
  7. Add 1 tsp salt and the spice powders and saute for sometime till the spice powders are well roasted with the other ingredients.
  8. Add the mussels now and stir fry for 10 minutes.
  9. Cover the pan with a lid and turn the flame low to let the mussels cook for 4-5 minutes more.
  10. Add lime juice and give the mussels a final stir before taking the mussels off the flame.
  11. Your spicy stir fried mussels is ready to serve.

 

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Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels fry - Kerala's popular attractions is its delicious Kerala cuisine.

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Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels Fry


Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels Fry is a Kerala style mussels stir fried in aromatic spices. Try this authentic recipe from kerala.



Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, kerala cuisine, South Indian
Keyword Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu, Spiced mussels Fry
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 255kcal
Author Sumith Babu

Ingredients

Ingredients to make Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels Fry

  • 500 gms Kallummekkaya mussels
  • 10 shallots Indian small onions
  • 3 curry leaves sprigs
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1 tsp crushed chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 inch ginger chopped
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt to taste

Instructions

Instructions to make Kallummekkaya Olathiyathu / Spiced mussels Fry

  •  Boil the mussels with 1/4 tsp turmeric powder and 1 tsp salt with 1/2 cup water. Cook for 5- 10 minutes and switch off the flame.



  • In a pan heat some oil.



  • Saute the sliced shallots and curry leaves till the shallots brown. Now add the crushed ginger and garlic and saute for 2 minutes.



  •  Add 1 tsp salt and the spice powders and saute for sometime till the spice powders are well roasted with the other ingredients.



  • Add the mussels now and stir fry for 10 minutes. Cover the pan with a lid and turn the flame low to let the mussels cook for 4-5 minutes more.



  • Add lime juice and give the mussels a final stir before taking the mussels off the flame. Your spicy stir fried mussels is ready to serve.



Notes

Overcooking makes the mussels rubbery so do not overcook the mussels.

Nutrition

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 374mg | Potassium: 641mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 585IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Vitamin E: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 6mg
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