Indian Mussels Goa Style
|Vegetable oil||4 Tablespoon|
|Cumin seeds||1 Teaspoon|
|Garlic||6 Clove (30 gm)|
|Fresh root ginger||1 1⁄4 Inch|
|Turmeric powder||1 Teaspoon|
|Coconut||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Water||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
Fry the cumin seeds in hot oil till they begin to splutter and add the finely chopped onions and fry till they get golden brown.
Make a smooth paste of ground garlic and ginger with a little water.
Mix the paste with the fried onions and cook for a few minutes.
Then, stir in the seeded and chopped chillies and turmeric powder.
Add the coconut, salt and about 3 cups water and cook for about 5 minutes.
Add the scrubbed mussels, still in their shells.
Mix well and simmer for another 5 minutes or so, when all the shells should open up.