Mussels / Kallummakkaya Pulinchar


250 gm big mussels / kallummakkaya, cleaned
1/2 cup less sour buttermilk / moru
4 green chillies, slit
1 cup thick coconut milk
3-4 big garlic cloves, crushed
1 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp rice flour
1 sprig curry leaves
salt to taste
2 tbsp coconut oil


  1. Clean the mussels and then cook it with adding chilli powder, turmeric powder, green chillies and salt.
  2. In a bowl, add the rice flour and mix it with little coconut milk. Then mix this with remaining  coconut milk and add to the cooked mussels and boil it in the low flame.
  3. Then add buttermilk , curry leaves and salt and stir continuously and when it starts to boil, remove it from the flame.
  4. Heat coconut oil in a pan and fry the crushed garlic and add this to the curry . Mix well and serve hot with rice…

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