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CHETTINADU MUSHROOM MASALA

Spicy chettinad mushroom masala an awesome veg dish perfect with Indian breads or steamed rice.


For the spice powder:
5 to 8 nos - Dry red chilli
1 tsp - Coriander seeds
1 tsp - Black pepper corns
1/2 to 1 tsp - Fennel seeds
1/2 tsp - Poppy seeds
1 no each  - Cardamom, Clove, Cinnamon stick

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

For gravy:

1 pkt- Mushroom
1no - Onion
2 nos - Tomato
1tsp -  Ginger and garlic paste 
2 nos  - Green chilli (slit) 
2 sprig - Curry leaves
2 tbsp - Oil
Salt as reqd

How to make:

Heat 1/2 tsp oil in pan saute mushrooms until crunchy and set aside.This point is to make sure that the curry doesn't turn mushy if not sauteed and added.

Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan fry green chillies, curry leaves, onion, ginger n garlic sauté well. 

Add the tomatoes cook until it softens, add the sauteed mushrooms, spice powder salt and cook until the oil leaves the sides and the curry thickens. 

NOTES:
1/4 cup water can be added and simmered for a gravy like consistency.

For a more spicier version add 1/4 tsp pepper powder at the end.


1 tsp dry coconut can be added for the extra punch if required to the spice mix.




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.