Ginger and Garlic Mussels with Lime Leaves

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  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      30 min

Appears in
30 Minute Mowgli: Fast Easy Indian from the Mowgli Home Kitchen

By Nisha Katona

Published 2021

  • About

Good mussels don’t need many ingredients to make them sing. Instead of the knee-jerk response of cooking them in white wine, these Thai flavours ask a very different question. I love them.


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cubes frozen


  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium-high heat. Add the onion, garlic, ginger and sliced chilli and cook for 4 minutes, stirring continuously, until the onion is soft and translucent. Add the ground turmeric, mussels, lime leaves and coconut milk and give the pan a careful shake to combine. Cover with a lid and leave to cook for 5–6 minutes, until the mussels have s