Mussels masala recipe

Share this =>

Let see how to Cook authentic Mussels masala recipe from scratch by following Step By Step instructions..

Tamil Cuisine  -  Non-Vegetarian RecipesShrimp Recipes (entree)
Prep Time:0 minutes | Cooking Time:1 hour
0 stars - based on 0 votes

Ratings: Rate this recipe!
off off off off off 0


  1. Mussels - 1/2 kilogram
  2. Finely chopped onion - 1
  3. Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon (tsp.)
  4. Chili powder - 1 teaspoon (tsp.)
  5. -- To be ground to paste --
    1. Shallot (sambar onion) - 10
    2. Garlic - 3 clove
    3. Ginger - 1/4 inch
    4. Fennel seed - 1/2 teaspoon (tsp.)
    5. Lemon - 1/2
    6. Salt - as needed
  6. Mustard seed - 1/4 teaspoon (tsp.)
  7. Curry leaf - 1 sprig
  8. Oil - as needed


  1. Grind all the ingredients under section "-- To be ground to paste --" to a thick fine paste by adding little water as needed.
  2. In a pan add 1/2 tumbler of water, lemon and steam the mussels. NOTE: once the are cooked they will open up.
  3. Now get the meat from the steamed mussels and keep it aside. NOTE: don't get meat from the mussels which did not open it might be harmful or poisonous.
  4. In a pan heat oil, add mustard seeds, curry leaf once the mustard seeds stop splattering add the onion and sauté until onion turns translucent.


    Rated Tamil Shrimp Recipes

    Generic placeholder image

    Curry leaf shrimp fry recipe

    on on on on off 1 - Great!

    Dec, 2014

    Generic placeholder image

    Prawn plantain flower poriyal recipe

    on on on off off 2 - Good!

    Nov, 2013

    Generic placeholder image

    Shrimp kofta recipe

    on on on off off 1 - Good!

    Nov, 2013


    Download our android apps. We also have other apps with recipes in tamil. Cook, share and enjoy!


    Download our IOS apps. We also have other apps with recipes in tamil. Cook, share and enjoy!