HomeNewsLife & StyleEntertainmentMultimediaColumnsFocusCuisineTravel
Mrs K.M. Mathew's | Taste of Kerala | Taste of India | International | Specials | Starters | Salads & Soups | Rice & Breads | Curries | Desserts | Drinks
Find a Recipe:
Bushi Samshu , Dhari Mustafa, Suhana Younus - Calicut Kitchen, Kozhikode
 Story Dated: Sunday, August 31, 2014 11:25 hrs IST 
Rate this recipe 
Arikkadukka or Stuffed Mussels is a famous and much loved snack among Malabar specialties. It is rich in flavor and aroma and has a unique distinctive taste. Fresh mussels must be used for best results.
01. Mussels- 20
02. Ponni  rice grains - 1cup
03. Coconut , grated – one half
04. Shallots, chopped - 2
05. Fennel seeds, powdered – ½ tsp
06. Cumin seeds (nalla jeeragam), powdered  – ½ tsp
07. Cinnamon, powdered – one pinch each
08. Cloves, powdered – one pinch
09. Cardamom, powdered - one pinch
10. Salt- to taste
11. Refined wheat flour (maida) – 1 tbsp
12. Chilli powder – 1 tbsp
13. Salt – to taste
14. Oil – to fry

01. Clean the outer shell of the mussels well and split it open partially with a knife. It should not split open too wide. Wash away the dirt and clean it well.

02. Soak the Ponni rice grains in hot water for three to four hours.
03. Wash the rice grains well and drain it.

04. Mix the grated coconut, shallots, powdered fennel seeds, powdered cumin seeds, powdered cinnamon, powdered cloves, powdered cardamom and salt. Grind it all well into a thick paste and keep aside.

05. Next, take this mixture, little by little and fill it neatly inside the mussels.

06. When all the mussels have been filled, place them on the rack of a steamer and steam it well till cooked. When the shell of the mussels turns red, it means the mussels have been cooked.

07. Remove the vessel from the flame and when it cools, remove the shell of the mussels.
08. Mix together the refined wheat flour (maida), chili powder and salt and make a thick batter.
09. Dip the cooked mussels into this batter and deep fry in hot oil.
10. Drain the oil and serve hot.

Review this Recipe 
Send Your Comments *(Max 500 Chars)Disclaimer | Report Abuse
In order to prevent misuse of this functionality your IP address is traced
Name*:  Location: 
Enter the letters from image 
*(Case Sensitive) 
Celebrity Taste
Seafood Pizza

Bored with the usual pizza in a cardboard box? Why not make your own stylish pizza with seafood, mushrooms and...

Nadan Ruchi
Spinach Cutlet

Spinach in cutlets! No apprehensions... your family will love it and the spinach cutlet will turn out to be a...


Food Dictionary

Cooking Tips

Food Planner
Confused about your party recipes? 
Plan your Party  
Malabar Ruchi
Christmas Wine
Pazhayidom Recipes
© Copyright 2014 Manoramaonline. All rights reserved.