Mushroom Chilli Fry – a delectable mushroom recipe. mushrooms sauted with soft succulent onions with a hint of warmth from the chilies and spices.
200-250 gms button mushrooms
1 large onion or 2 medium sized onions
2-3 green chilies
½ tsp cumin powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
¼ tsp black pepper powder
a pinch of red chili powder (optional)
a generous pinch of garam masala powder
1 tbsp oil
1 or 2 tbsp coriander leaves
salt as required
rinse and chop the mushrooms.
slice the onions thinly.
slit the green chilies
heat oil in a pan or wok.
add the onions and saute till they begin to get light browned.
the onions should have softness in them. so when you see them beginning to get light browned, proceed to the next step. don’t make the onions crisp or browned.
this process of cooking onions take a lot of time.
so to quicken this process, add a pinch of salt to the onions. this helps the onions to cook faster.
add the green chilies and saute for half a minute.
now add the chopped mushroom and stir.
add all the spice powders including salt.
saute the mushrooms till they shrink in size and leave water.
continue to cook till all the water has evaporated and you can see oil in the mixture.
saute till the mushrooms turn a light golden.
add coriander leaves and cook for a minute.
switch off the fire and serve the goan mushroom chilly fry with some pav, bread or rolls.