Fried Mussels - Goan Xinnaneo - Kravings

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May. 22, 2019

Fried Mussels are also called Xinaneao in Goa and this simple recipe is pretty much a staple in any household. The Mussels from Goa, Mumbai or even out of the Arabian Ocean are bigger. Here in Canada a good source for Mussels are from PEI. This is rope grown for consumption and is harvested every 18 24 months. This ensures a cleaner product and there is less grit to worry about.


Mussels 1 1/2 Kilogram (about 3 lbs, shell on)
Ginger garlic paste 1 Teaspoon
Chilli powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/2 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
Semolina 1 Cup (16 tbs)



1. Marinate the cleaned mussels in ginger & garlic paste, chilli and turmeric powder and salt.


2. Dip in semolina and deep fry.


3. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 10