Neeli (Mussels) Panna Upkari

12 Sep

Cleaning mussels is necessary before cooking them because they usually contains small amount of sand, grit and may be even bits of seaweed. Soak mussels in a large bowl or bucket of cold water for about 20 minutes Then wash thoroughly and cooked in water for 20 – 25 minutes or till the shells open. Separate the flesh and keep aside.

Ingredients: Half kg Neeli (Mussels), 4 to 5 big onions chopped, 2 tbsps tamarind pulp, 2 tsp coriander seeds, half tsp methi seeds (both seeds are roasted in little oil) 3 tbsps kashmiri red chilli powder & salt to taste.

Method: In a pan add 3 tbsps of oil. Then add chopped onions. Saute till the onions are light brown. In a mixy, add tamrind pulp, roasted mustard and methi seeds, red chilly powder & salt. Grind to a smooth paste. Then add to the onions, saute till the oil comes out. Add 2 cups of water & bring in to boil. Add mussels. Cook till done. Remove from fire. Serve with boiled rice.

neeli phanna

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Posted by on September 12, 2014 in Non Vegetarian


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