Goan Mussels, How to make Goan Mussels:My first recipe on Mussels that too Goan style courtesy My Mom. This recipe of Goan Mussels is easy and tasty. There are lot of ways you can make Mussels. Even in Goa there are a lot of variations to make Goan Mussels. I have eaten almost all styles of mussels. Some mussel dishes are dried mussels, mussels curry, mussels in vegetables, mussel pulao. I can vouch but this Goan Mussels which I am gonna share with you tastes amazing with Bread and Steamed Rice.

Goan Mussels

by maria updated September 26, 2013

Yummy Goan Mussels !

My first recipe on Mussels that too Goan style courtesy My Mom. This recipe of Goan Mussels is easy and tasty. There are lot of ways you can make Mussels. Even in Goa there are a lot of variations to make mussels. I have eaten almost all styles of mussels. Some mussel dishes are dried mussels, mussels curry, mussels in vegetables, mussel pulao. I can vouch this Goan Mussels recipe tastes amazing with Bread and Steamed Rice.

Goan Mussels

Mussels are my favorite that too the ones made from mom. Along with my family even my pet loves it. I am sure you will love it too. This recipe is quite simple even bachelors can make them. The only critical part is to clean the mussels and dice them. You need to clean the mussels properly as it is consisting of muddy particles.

Goan Mussels

Mussels have great source of calcium in it. Mussel Pulao is yum and heavenly. A must try I will surely share mussel pulao recipe with all of you in my forthcoming posts. Also if you would like to explore more on coastal food you can click here coastal food.

Goan Mussel step by step details listed below:

Very important wash the mussels thoroughly.

Goan Mussels

Dice them into 2 halves. Keep them immersed in water once you clean them.

Goan Mussels

Take grated coconut, 1chopped onion, red chilies, cinnamon stick, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, turmeric, pepper corn, javitri.

Goan Mussels

Combine them in a grinder to form a paste.

Goan Mussels

Grind all of them into a coarse paste. Add little water if required.

Goan Mussels

Now take a wok or vessel add oil. Once oil is hot saute the other onion.

Goan Mussels

After a minute add the coarse paste and saute for 2 mins on low flame.

Goan Mussels

Add the cleaned mussels along with the immersed water.

Goan Mussels

Now stir all of them. Add a glass of water or as consistency required. Cover with a metal plate or dish with some water on it for about 5 mins on low flame. Don’t have a pic for this one

Remove the lid carefully. Once the curry starts bubbling and gives aroma. Lastly add salt and kokam to the mussels. Switch off the gas.

Goan Mussels

Your goan mussels are ready. Serve hot with bread, pav or steamed rice.

Goan Mussels recipe details and printable version below:

Goan Mussels
 
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Recipe type: Main, seafood
Cuisine: Indian Cuisine, Goan
Serves: 5 servings
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 750 gms of Mussels
  • 200 Gms Fresh Grated Coconut (1 half coconut)
  • 12 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seed
  • 1 tbsp Turmeric
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Seed
  • 5 Kashmiri Red Chilies
  • 2 inches of Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 tbsp Pepper Corn
  • 1 mace (Javitri)
  • 2 Onion Chopped(1 for paste other for tadka)
  • Salt as Per taste
  • 1 glass water or as consistency required
  • 5 to 6 Kokam
Instructions
  1. Very important wash the mussels thoroughly.
  2. Dice them into 2 halves. Keep them immersed in water once you clean them.
  3. Take grated coconut, 1 chopped onion, red chilies, cinnamon stick, cumin seed, coriander seed, turmeric, pepper corn, javitri.
  4. Combine them in a grinder to form a paste.
  5. Grind all of them into a coarse paste. Add little water if required.
  6. Now take a wok or vessel add oil. Once oil is hot saute the other onion.
  7. After a minute add the coarse paste and saute for 2 mins on low flame.
  8. Add the cleaned mussels along with the immersed water.
  9. Now stir all of them. Add a glass of water or as consistency required.
  10. Cover with a metal plate or dish with some water on it for about 5 mins on low flame.
  11. Remove the lid carefully. Once the curry starts bubbling and gives
  12. aroma. Lastly add salt and kokam to the mussels. Switch off the gas.
  13. Goan Mussels
  14. Your goan mussels are ready. Serve hot with bread, pav or steamed rice.
  15. Goan Mussels
Notes
Add potatoes if you want vegetables in the mussels.

It is very crucial when you are buying mussels they shouldn’t be open. They should be closed if you find the mussels have opened their shells. Then it’s a clear indication they are spoiled. Do remember this when you buy next time mussels.

 


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