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Blush Curry Mussels Recipe

Blush Curry Mussels
How to make Blush Curry Mussels

About Blush Curry Mussels Recipe: Seafood lovers rejoice, here we have an easy recipe of mussels and veggies with an Indian tadka. Prepare this for a delicious Sunday brunch or the next dinner party along with some cooked rice.

  • Total Cook Time 45 mins
  • Prep Time 10 mins
  • Cook Time 35 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Blush Curry Mussels

  • 10-12 mussels
  • 50 gms potatoes (diced), boiled
  • 50 gms beetroot (diced), boiled
  • 20-30 gms cucumber (diced)
  • 2-3 yellow or red cherry tomatoes (sliced into two)
  • 2-3 tsp onions, finely chopped
  • 1 dried red chilli (whole)
  • 1 big green chilli, finely chopped
  • 2 fresh thyme stalks, finely chopped
  • 4-6 basil leaves, finely chopped
  • 3-4 fresh coriander leaves, finely chopped
  • 2-3 curry leaves, finely chopped
  • 3-4 snow peas strips, sliced
  • 1 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp canola oil
  • 100 ml fresh cream
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 lemon (juiced)
  • A dash of lemon zest
  • A pinch of salt

How to Make Blush Curry Mussels

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In a pan, temper the oil, fennel seeds, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and one dried chilli.
In the same pan add onions, mussels and cover and cook for 3-4 minutes until they open.
Next, add red chilli powder, coriander powder and cumin powder, garam masala and stir all for 1-2 minutes.
Now, add salt, beetroot, cucumber, potatoes, yellow cherry tomatoes and fresh orange juice.
In the same pan put fresh thyme, basil leaves and coriander, juice of half a lemon, lemon zest.
Add fresh cream and mix well.


On a plate, pour the blush curry sauce over the mussels and garnish with the snow peas.
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