Kallummakaya Mukki Porichathu/ Mussels Fritters


20-25 mussels
1/2 cup rice flour
1/4 cup plain flour
1 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, crushed
few curry leaves


  1. Clean the mussels outer shell and boil them with enough water, till the shells open.
  2. Drain the water and remove the mussels from the shell. Clean well the mussels by removing the black part from the bottom and all the dirts and keep it aside.
  3. In a bowl, add rice flour, plain flour, chilli powder, turmeric powder, finely chopped onion, garlic, curry leaves and salt and mix well. Add 1/2 tsp oil and enough water and make a thick batter.
  4. Dip each cleaned mussel in the prepared batter to coat it on both sides and deep fry till it turns golden brown. Serve hot….


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