Arikadukka (Kadukka Nirachathu) | Stuffed Mussels2013-03-04
- Yield : 10
- Servings : 5
- Prep Time : 30m
- Cook Time : 20m
- Ready In : 20m
Arikadukka (Kadukka Nirachathu) | Stuffed Mussels
Kallummakkaaya Nirachathu (Arikadukka) is a popular traditional dish of malabar region
Arikadukka is a very own exotic Malabar sea food. As the name suggests “Arikkadukka” in Malayalam means mussels stuffed in rice. Hope you will enjoy this evening snack.
10 no of Mussels (Kadukka)
2 up of Rice flour
1 1/2 cup of Water
1/4 cup of Grated coconut
2 no of Shallots
1/2 spn. of Fennel Seeds (Perumjeerakam)
1 tbsp. of Chopped Curry leaves
1/4 spn. of Turmeric powder
1/2 spn. of Chilli powder
1 spoon of Rice flour
salt as required
Boil the mussels with enough water,till the shells open.
Drain it and clean the mussels and keep it aside. Use mussels the same day they are bought.
Grind the coconut, fennel seeds, shallots to a coarse paste without adding water.
Boil water with required salt. When it starts to boil, add the rice flour,coconut mixture and stir with a long handle of a ladle.
Take a lemon sized dough from prepared dough and stuff the mussels
Steam cook the stuffed mussels for 15-20 minutes and keep aside to cool.
Scoop out the mussels out of their shells.
Make a thick batter using rice powder,red chilli powder, turmeric powder and salt.
Heat oil in pan, dip each stuffed mussel in this spicy batter and deep fry till golden brown color.
Serve this snack as a starter with black tea
Note :If you are taking roasted rice flour,take 2 cup of water for 1 cup of rice flour for making the dough.