Mushroom Theeyal – another recipe which I learnt from aunty. I tasted this recipe first when aunty prepared and shared it with us. It tasted yummy. I was always waiting for time to cook it. I used baby mushrooms to make this Curry. You can also use button mushrooms. I cooked this theeyal as aunty taught me and it was tasting heavenly awesome. It tasted well with Rice. You can also pair this Curry with appam or chapati.
Also, try other Mushroom Recipes.
Let us see how to make this mushroom theeyal.
Preparation Time: 20 mins
Cooking Time: 25 mins
Mushroom – 250g
Salt to taste
For roasting and grinding
Rice -2 tsp
Grated coconut – 3/4 to 1 cup(loosely packed)
Shallots – 5
Garlic – 6 cloves
Ginger – a small piece
Curry leaves – a sprig
Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
Kashmiri powder – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1 tsp
Coriander powder – 2 tsp
Garam masala – 1/2 tsp
Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Sliced shallots – 1/2 cup
Sliced garlic – 1 tbsp
Sliced ginger – 1 tbsp
Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
1.Dry Roast rice in low flame for 1-2 minutes till it turns light golden.
2. First Dry Roast grated coconut, garlic, ginger, curry leaves, shallots in low flame until the coconut turns brown and is roasted well. You can add 1 tsp of coconut oil in between and roast the ingredients. Then add Turmeric powder, red chilli powder, Coriander powder, garam masala and roast it for a minute and switch off the flame. Add the Roasted rice to it. Allow the roasted ingredients to cool down.
3. Grind the roasted ingredients into a fine paste adding water.
4. Wash the mushrooms well in water. Dry them and then slice them into thin pieces.
5.In a pan, heat oil. Then add Mustard seeds. Let them splutter. Then add sliced shallots, garlic slices, ginger slices and curry leaves. Saute them to light golden. Then add the sliced mushrooms into it. Saute it and allow it to cook on medium flame. The mushrooms will begin to leave the water. Add salt to it. The mushrooms will take about 5 minutes to cook.
6. Add the ground masala paste into it and mix well. Saute them. Add about 1and 1/2 cup of water. Check for salt and add if required. Place in medium flame and Bring it to boil. Cook till the required consistency and then Switch off the flame.
Serve hot with Rice.
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