CHETTINADU MUSHROOM MASALA

Spicy chettinad mushroom masala an awesome veg dish perfect with Indian breads or steamed rice. Chettinad cuisine plays an important role in non vegetarian dishes. Many dishes are named after it. Its famous for its authentic and traditional ingredients used in it and for the masala which is hand pounded gives an aromatic and unique flavor. My grand mom makes this powder and uses it for some spicy vegetarian dishes and this flavor is ever lasting!!!

Recipe source: Spice India Online
What you need to dry roast and ground into powder: 
5 nos - Dry red chilli
2 tsp - Coriander seeds
1 tsp - Black pepper corns
½ tsp - Cumin seeds
½ tsp - Fennel seeds
1/4 tsp - Fenugreek seeds
1 tsp - Poppy seeds
1 tsp - Split roasted gram
1 no each  - Cardamom, Clove, Cinnamon stick
3 tsp - Dry coconut gratings

How to Make: 
Dry roast all these ingredients and ground to fine powder.

What you need for gravy:

2 cups - Mushrooms
2 nos - Onion (made into paste)
2 nos - Tomato (chopped)
½ tsp -  Ginger (chopped)
4 cloves - Garlic (chopped)
2 nos  - Green chilli (slitted)
1 sprig - Curry leaves
4 tbsp - Fresh Coriander leaves (chopped)
¼ tsp - Turmeric powder
2 tbsp - Oil
Salt as reqd

How to make:

Heat oil in a pan fry green chillies and curry leaves sauté well add onion paste,ginger n garlic sauté well and add mushrooms.

Saute for few minutes and then add the tomatoes let it cook for 2 – 3 min covered.

Now add the masala, turmeric powder, salt and mix them well add ½ cups water and cook until the gravy thickens and all the raw smell from the masala leaves.

Simmer for 5 mins garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or plain rice.

Comments

Ramya said…
this looks so finger licking good, me being a mushroom lover. I also like chettinad cuisine..bookmarked to try
faseela said…
superb mushroom masala....yummy...
San said…
Spicy and a flavorful recipe with mushroom, perfect with rotis.
Deeksha said…
looks very tempting. love the chettinad flavors. Yum Yum.
S.Menaga said…
செட்டிநாட்டு ரெசிபின்னாலே தனி சுவைதான்..காளான் மசாலா கமகமக்குது!!
Anu said…
Yum and rich gravy
Hema said…
Ooh, super spicy masala, awesome..
maha said…
ahh what a tempting mushroom varity.looks hot.......
sojo said…
anything chettinad and count me in... love it, bursting with flavours...
Yummy masala ..flavorfull...
Vimitha Anand said…
Yummy recipe... Perfect spicy side dish for chapathis
Jaleela said…
mouthwatering gravy, superb
Kaveri said…
Looks Yum! wonderful recipe
Uma said…
never tried my hand on gravy using mushroom. Looks very tempting.
jeyashrisuresh said…
Flavorful combo of ingredients. nice masala
Akila said…
looks spicy and mouth watering.....
Vidhya said…
Would love to try this spicy and delicious chettinad style mushroom preparation.
looks spicy and very tempting dear :)
Asha said…
Looks so lovely..
kitchen queen said…
delicious and yum yum chettinad mushroom masala.