Sanoli's Kitchen: MUSHROOM FRY

Sunday, September 30, 2012


Few years before mushrooms vegetables were not that much popular in all parts of India, but now it is becoming very famous. It is a good source of potassium and trace element, a good anti-oxidant. This mushroom fry is really very easy and tasty meal. If you like little spicy food, it is the perfect one. Goes perfectly well with any rice dish as well as rotis or parathas.

Recipe source & acknowledgement:

8 OZ / 227 gm Mushroom
1 Medium Onion (finely chopped)
3-4 pods of Garlic
4-5 Peppercorns
2 Medium Tomatoes (chopped)
1 tsp Cumin seeds
2 Bay Leaves
2 pods Cardamoms
2 pods Cloves
1/2" Cinnamon
2 Green Chillies (chopped)
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1 tsp Ginger-Garlic paste
1/2 tsp Cumin powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Red Chilli powder - optional (or according to taste)
1 tsp Lemon Juice
2 tbsps Oil
1 tbsp Butter
1 tbsp finely chopped Cilantro
Salt to taste

Wash and cut mushroom in slices.

Heat oil in a pan. Add bay leaves, cloves, cardamoms and cinnamon. Saute for 20-30 seconds, followed by adding 1/2 tsp cumin seeds in it. After few seconds, add chopped onion in it.

Add little salt and turmeric powder in it. Saute for 2-3 minutes till onion gets translucent. Now add ginger garlic paste and chopped green chillies in it.

Fry for another 2-3 minutes and add chopped tomatoes in it.

Fry till tomato gets cooked. At this time, add mushroom in it. Fold well.

Add  3/4 cup water in it. Cook covered for 2-3 minutes.

Then cook it uncovered for another 7-8 minutes uncovered, so that maximum water gets evaporates. Remove from heat, set aside.

Crush garlic cloves, peppercorns and 1/2 tsp cumin seeds in pestle and mortar. Heat butter in a separate pan.

Add crushed garlic-peppercorns-cumin mixture in it. Saute for 1 minutes, till nice aroma comes out.

Add cumin powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder in it.

Now pour the cooked mushroom in it. Mix well.

Keep stirring till water evaporates from it completely. Add chopped cilantro and fold nicely. Remove from heat. 

Serve hot with rotis, parathas or rice.