Kadukka Nirachathu – Kerala Style Stuffed Mussels

by Lakshmi RamNair
Kadukka Nirachathu popular malabar snack - Special kadukka nirachathu (Step by Step Photos)
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Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Mussels - 25
  • Moodari - 2 ½
  • Rice flour - 1 cup
  • Coconut(half portion) -
  • Shallots - 2
  • Cumin seeds - 1 ½
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Luke warm water(as required) -
  • Oil(to fry) -
For marination:
  • Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Water(as required) -
Cuisine Kerala
Prep Time 1 hours
Servings
people
Ingredients
  • Mussels - 25
  • Moodari - 2 ½
  • Rice flour - 1 cup
  • Coconut(half portion) -
  • Shallots - 2
  • Cumin seeds - 1 ½
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Luke warm water(as required) -
  • Oil(to fry) -
For marination:
  • Chilly powder - 2 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • Salt(to taste) -
  • Water(as required) -
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Instructions
  1. Clean the mussels and boil it in hot water to open the shell.
  2. Knead the grinded moodari, rice flour, cumin seeds, salt, shallots, turmeric powder, coconut with water as required to make a smooth dough.
  3. Take a small portion of this dough and fill it inside each mussel shells with the mussel in it.
  4. Steam cook the filled mussel shell for 15-20 minutes and remove the shells.
  5. Mix the ingredients for marination and cover the steam cooked mussel in it.
  6. Heat oil in a kadai and fry the marinated mussels in it by 3-4 at a time.
  7. Serve Kadukka Nirachathu as an evening snack.
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