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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.



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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