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Goan Style Mussels

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Category: Seafood

 Ingredients List

  • 36 Mussels
  • 1 Inch of ginger peeled and
  • -coarsley chopped
  • 8 Garlic cloves peeled
  • 350 ml Water
  • 4 tb Vegetable oil
  • 6 Onions peeled and chopped
  • 1 Hot green chilli sliced into
  • -thin rounds
  • 1/2 ts Tumeric
  • 2 ts Ground cumin
  • 1/2 Fresh coconut finely grated
  • 1/2 ts Salt


Wash mussels well. Remove beards, any that are open when tapped, any broken
ones and any that float.

Blend garlic and ginger. Add 120ml of water and blend until smooth.

Heat oil in a large pan. When hot add onion and fry until translucent. Now
add the paste from the blender with chillies, tumeric, and cumin and fry
for 1 minute. Add coconut, salt and remainder of water. Bring to boil.

Add the mussels, mix well. Bring to boil. Cover and lower heat. Let mussels
steam for 6 to 10 minutes or until they open.

Discard any that don't open. Serve immediately.

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