Arikkadukka (Stuffed mussels)

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Total Time:
6 hours
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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Ingredients

  • Medium sized mussels - 25
  • Parboiled rice - 400 g
  • Coconut grated -1/2
  • Aniseed - 2 tsp
  • Cumin seed - 1 tsp
  • Small onion - 10
  • Oil - 2 tbsp
  • Salt - to taste
  • For Masala:
  • Chilli powder - 2 tbsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Garlic - 6 cloves
  • Aniseed - 1 tsp
  • Salt - to taste

How to Make Arikkadukka (Stuffed mussels)

  • Scrape and remove the entire dirt from the mussels. Wash them several times in cold water till clean.
  • Drain the water.
  • Cut each one half-way down. Keep aside to remove excess water.
  • Soak rice in hot water for 4-5 hours.
  • Wash and drain the excess water.
  • Add all the ingredients, except oil to the rice and grind the rice to a smooth thick paste.
  • Stuff each mussel neatly with rice paste.
  • Steam it till done and remove from fire, cool and remove the shell.
  • Mix the ground masala in a little water and make a thin batter.
  • Heat oil and dip each mussel in masala and shallow fry till done.
  • Remove and drain the excess oil and serve hot.

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