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Goan Mussels

This Goan mussels is full of flavor that you will definitely love, you can also use other seafoods for this recipe Mussel is the common name used for members of several families of bivalve molluscs, from saltwater and freshwater habitats. These groups have in common a shell whose outline is elongated and asymmetrical compared with other edible clams, which are often more or less rounded or oval. high in zinc, iron and other minerals, vitamins A and B12. A fantastic source of protein, low in calories and low in fat. 1kg fresh mussel
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Servings 1
Calories 292 kcal


  • Pan


  • 1 kg fresh mussel
  • sunflower oil for frying
  • 1 onion chopped
  • thumb-sized piece ginger grated
  • 4 garlic cloves crushed
  • 2 green chillies chopped
  • 1 tsp black mustard seed
  • ½ tsp ground turmeric
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 2 tsp ground coriander
  • 400 ml coconut milk
  • coriander sprigs to serve
  • lime wedges to serve


  • Wash and remove the mussels beard. In a pan with oil saute onion until very lightly brown, then add the ginger, garlic, chillies, spices, a good pinch of salt and a grinding of pepper, Pour in the coconut milk and bring to the boil, then simmer for a few mins to get everything mixed together, add mussels cover, turn up the heat to maximum and boil for 3-4 mins until the mussels have just opened. sprinkle coriander springs and serve with lime wedges for squeezing over.