Thursday, February 12, 2015

Chettinad Mushroom / Mushroom Chettinad Recipe

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Anyone who loves Mushrooms, will absolutely love Mushroom Chettinad. This can be prepared with easily available ingredients in your pantry. It is best served as starter, side dish or even can be with steamed white rice or fried rice. This is prepared with..
mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and spiced up with delicious chettinad style masalas to give the unique flavor and aroma.
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·         Mushrooms halved           - 1 cup
·         Grated coconut                  - ¼ cup
·         Cumin                                - 1 tsp
·         Fennel                                - ½ tsp
·         Coriander seeds                - 1 tsp
·         Red chilly                           - 2 or 3
·         Curry leaves                      - 4 to 5
·         Cardamom                        - 1
·         Cloves                                - 2
·         Cinnamon                          - a small piece
·         Ginger garlic paste            -1 tbsp
·         Cashewnuts                       - 5 to 6
·         Chopped onions                -1 cup
·         Mashed tomato                 - ½ cup
·         Turmeric pwd                    -a pinch
·         Red chilly pwd                   - ½ tsp
·         Crushed black pepper       - ½ to 1 tsp
·         Lemon juice                       - few drops
·         Oil                                       - 1 tbsp
·         Salt to taste
·         Fresh coriander leaves to garnish
mushroom chettinad
1.       Heat 1 tsp of oil in a non stickpan.
2.      Add grated coconut, cumin, fennel, coriander, red chillies, curry leaves, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon.
3.      Roast in low medium flame for 3 to 4 mins.
4.      Turn off flame.
5.      Allow to cool and grind it to fine paste by adding cashewnuts and enough water.

6.      Heat oil in frypan.
7.      Add sliced onions and saute until it turns golden. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute.

8.      Add curry leaves and masala paste.
9.      Saute well for a minute.
10.   Now add mashed tomato.
11.    Add turmeric pwd, salt and red chilly pwd.
12.   Cook for 3 to 5 mins or until the oil separates out from the masala.
13.   Now add the halved mushrooms.
14.   Add finely crushed fresh black peppercorns.
15.   Mix well and allow to cook in low medium flame for 5 to 7 mins.
16.   Once the mushrooms are done, squeeze few drops of lemon juice.
17.   Combine and turn off flame.
18.   Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves, split chillies and onions.
19.   Delicious aromatic chettinad mushroom is ready.
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20.  Serve hot with rice, roti or even as stuffing to make sandwiches.
mushroom chettinad


  1. I have never tried chettinad dish, this is so tempting

  2. Lovely preparation, looks so tasty!

  3. Looks so tempting, loving the fresh masala..

  4. lip smacking delicious chettinad mushroom curry.


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