Kallummekkaya Varattiyathu kerala style, mussel meat fry recipe, how to cook Kallummekkaya, easy kallummekkaya preparation

Kallummekkaya Varattiyathu (Mussel Fry)


Kallummekkaya Varattiyathu kerala style, mussel meat fry recipe, how to cook Kallummekkaya, easy kallummekkaya preparation

Kallummekkaya Varattiyathu

 

 

 


Kallummekkaya Varattiyathu Recipe

Ingredients: (Serves 3-4)

  • Mussel meat – 400g
  • Oil – 4 tbsp
  • Onion – 2
  • Ginger garlic paste – 3 tsp
  • Green chilli – 2
  • Red chilli powder – ½ tsp
  • Pepper powder – ½ tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 2 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Curry leaves – few
  • Vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Salt

(Note: vary the amount of chilli as per your spice level)

 

Method:

  • Clean the mussel meat and keep it ready
  • Heat oil in a pan and add sliced onion and curry leaves and sauté till it becomes light brown in color (It takes approx 10-15 mins for this step)

  • Add ginger garlic paste and green chilli and sauté for a min or two


  • Add all spice powder, salt and sauté for a min or two. (If it’s becoming dry sprinkle little water or add little oil)

  • Add cleaned mussel meat and vinegar

 

  • Mix well so that masala get coated well on the mussel meat.
  • Sprinkle little water and cook with the pan covered in medium flame for 6-8 mins or till mussel meat is cooked. Give a stir in between.

  • Remove the lid and cook by stirring in between till the curry is completely dry. Serve hot.

 

 


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2 thoughts on “Kallummekkaya Varattiyathu (Mussel Fry)

  1. Vimmy Chechi…never knew how to cook mussel, tried the recipe, came out well….Thanks for the simple recipe

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