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Stuffed Mussels (Niracha Kallummakkai)

Stuffed Kallummakkai(Mussels) - another Ramzan special
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 6 people


  • 30 nos Kallummakkai Mussels
  • ½ kg Parboiled rice
  • ½ of Coconut
  • 2 tsp Fennel seeds Perinjeerakam
  • 5 nos Small onions Kunjulli
  • 5 nos Cardamom Elakka
  • 1” piece Ginger
  • 6 Garlic pods
  • 1 tbsp Chilly powder
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Garam masala powder
  • Salt As reqd
  • Oil for frying


  • Grind the rice smooth without adding water.
  • Grind together grated coconut, fennel seeds, small onions, powdered cardamoms and salt into a smooth paste.
  • Mix the above two to form a nice dough.
  • Clean the mussels well and remove all the threads or strings from inside.
  • Make small balls off the dough and place them one by one inside the mussels.
  • Steam them, till done.
  • Remove the unwanted stuff from it.
  • Make a paste of ginger, garlic, chilly powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder along with a little water.
  • Coat the cleaned mussels with the above paste and deep fry them in oil.
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