Crispy Fried Mussels / Kallummakaya


12-15 mussels/ kallummakaya, cleaned
1/2-1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp coriander powder
a pinch of turmeric powddr
1/2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1 egg
1 tbsp rice flour
1 tsp cornflour
bread crumbs, as required
salt to taste
few curry leaves
oil for frying


  1. Clean the mussels and to this add chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, ginger-garlic paste and salt and mix well.
  2. In a bowl, add the egg, cornflour and rice flour and mix well and keep it aside.
  3. Dip each marinated mussel in this egg mixture and then roll in bread crumbs till well coated on all sides.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and fry them on medium flame till golden brown on both sides. Remove from the oil and drain them on a paper towel.
  5. Fry the curry leaves in the same oil and garnish the fried mussels.. Serve hot..

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