Kubey - Mussels in Scraped Coconut

Mangalore - Goa - Seafood


Quantity Measure Ingredients Description
2 Kilogram Mussels Kube,
4 Tablespoon Cooking Oil For frying and cookin
1 Teaspoon Jeera (Cumin Seeds) Fry in cooking oil
1 Medium Onion Finely chooped, and fried
6 Flakes/Cloves Garlic (Lason, Losun) Peeled, and slit lengthwise
1 Inch Ginger (Adhrak) Pared and chopped
2 Medium Chillies Green Stem removed, and chopped
1 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder Add to frying masala
1-2 Tablespoon Chilly Powder, Red Add to the frying masala
1 Whole Coconut (Narial) Ciut and scraped
1 Teaspoon Salt t taste


1. In a deep vessel, heat up the cooking oil  and fry the cumin seeds.l till they begin t splutter   -  then  add the finely chopped  onions  and fry till they get golden brown.

2. Prepare the  garlic flakes, pared ginger, and add it to the frying masala.

3. Mix the chopped  onions and  fry them  for a few minutes. Then, stir in  the  chopped green chillies  and turmeric powder.

4. Add the freshly scraped Coconut flakes, and cook in 3 cups of water.  Add  salt totaste  and cook for about 5 minutes.

5. Scrub and wash all the mussels, (Kube) still in their shells. In water, till you obtain a clea water, and add them to the vessel.

6. Gently stir in the mussels well and simmer for another 5 minutes or so, when all theshells should open up.  Allow the flavor of the masala and coconut to enter the shells an blend with the same.

Remove from the stove, and allow it to remain in the heat of the cooking anabsorb all ingredients well.

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