Apr 27, 2011

Spicy Mushroom Masala

Spicy Mushroom Masala

Serves: 2

You will need

200 g mushrooms, cut into desired shape
1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced
1 spring curry leaves
1 green chilly, slit lengthwise
1 - inch piece ginger, finely chopped
6 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon salt ( or to taste )
1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder
1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves

Spice powder:

3/4 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 1/4 teaspoon coriander powder
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
2 tablespoon water

Mix spice powders with water and keep aside.


Wash and clean mushroom . Cut into desired shape and keep aside.

In a pan or kadai, heat oil. Add sliced onions and fry till golden brown on a medium heat ( approximately 10 minutes ).

Add chopped ginger, crushed garlic, curry leaves and slit green chilly. Mix well and saute for 5 - 8 minutes.

Add diluted spice powders and saute for 5 - 8 minutes or till the raw smell goes.

Add mushroom pieces and salt. Do not add water. Cover with a lid and cook on a low heat for 10 - 12 minutes or until done / mushroom pieces well coated with spices ( the gravy thickens / fragrant / golden brown in color ).

Sprinkle garam masala powder and garnish with chopped coriander leaves or curry leaves. Serve with Rotis / Rice / Pulao / Fried rice ...

1 comment:

Vimitha Durai said...

Very flavorful side dish