Spicy Steamed Mussels Recipe

Spicy Steamed Mussels Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg fresh mussels

3 tablespoons ghee

2 large onions, chopped finely

5 cloves garlic, chopped finely

3 teaspoons fresh ginger, chopped finely

3 fresh red chilies, seeded and chopped

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric

3 teaspoons ground coriander

1 cup water

1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves

Salt to taste

Pinch of chili powder

Lemon juice to taste

 

Method :

Shrub and beard the mussels. Heat a wok with ghee and fry the garlic, onions and ginger on moderate heat until the onions are soft and golden brown. Add turmeric, coriander, chili powder and chilies. Stir for about 2-3 minutes. Add salt to taste and water, bring to the boil and cover with a lid. Simmer for 5 minutes. Add the mussels, cover and steam for 10-15 minutes or until the shells have opened.Remove from heat, sprinkle in the coriander, taste and add more salt if necessary. Add lemon juice to taste. Spoon the gravy over and into the mussel shells and serve immediately with white rice.

 

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