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Monday, February 14, 2011

Mushroom Pepper Fry


We have been eating Mushrooms lately at home...The more I eat the more I am becoming a fan of it...I didn't know it was this easy to make one...After a day of class and assignments, a curry of mushrooms along with few Chapatis will never give you even a tiny bit of regret...Trust me this is equally satisfying like a bowl full of chicken curry...


To clean the Mushrooms I washed it and then dried with a paper towel immediately.
Then take each mushroom and remove the stem, and peel of the outer skin.

A youtube video I referred is here.

After cleaning it, quarter the mushrooms and set aside.

Using whole pepper, will give an enhanced flavor... So just before adding, grind the black pepper in a spice grinder.


Recipe :
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Recipe Source : Pazham Pappadam Payasam

  1. Button mushrooms  -  10 - 12 (cut into quarter)
  2. Onion                    -  1 diced finely
  3. Garlic pods             -  2-3, chopped finely
  4. Ginger                   -   1 tsp chopped finely.
  5. Corinader Powder    -   1 tsp
  6. Turmeric Powder     -   1/4 tsp
  7. Pepper Powder       -   2 tsp (or less depending on the taste preference.)
  8. Mustard Seeds       -   1/4 tsp
  9. Oil
  10. Salt.    

  1. Heat some oil in a pan at medium heat.
  2. Splutter mustard seeds.
  3. Add finely chopped ginger and garlic and saute for a minute.
  4. Add onions and sauté until it turns brown.
  5. Add coriander powder and turmeric powder. Cook for a minute or two. The raw smell should be gone by then.
  6. Add pepper powder and saute for a minute.
  7. Now add the quartered mushrooms, salt. Saute until everything is mixed well.
  8. Reduce the heat to a low flame. Cover the lid and let it cook for sometime (around 12-15 minutes). Mushroom has water water content and will ooze out water as it gets cooked. 
  9. Mushrooms will attain a darker shade and will reduce the size a bit after it is cooked.
  10. For a dry version, open the lid and cook till all the water evaporates.
  11. Serve hot and enjoy...:).
Thanks, Pazham Pappadam Payasam for introduing me to this dish.


25 comments:

  1. Your pictures are mind blowingly good :) I am in love with the jute you use:) The pepper mushroom looks & sounds so yummy,I have had it and can vouch for it.Though I do not peel the outer skin neither do I get rid of the stems. Just a prefrence I guess :)

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  2. beautiful pictures delicious curry looks wonderful

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  3. Mushroom pepper fry looks awesome.

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  4. Superb clicks!!!! Looks real tempting!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  5. Slurp, fingerlicking peppery mushroom fry,looks absolutely delicious..

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  6. Wow..that looks simply great..I am happy to know that you like it dear..I always make the dry version :-)

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  7. your macro shots Ann, i'm fan of it :D Love ur curry!

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  8. mouthwatering mushroom pepper fry dear...beautiful clicks too...

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  9. I have had this bookmarked too ;-) looks tempting and lovely shots as ever

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  10. Delicious.. I love your pictures !!

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  11. i like the lighting in the 1st pic..beautiful

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  12. Hey Ann, must tell you that most times when I don't feel like cooking I make sure I get to some of my favorite blogs to inspire me to cook. You are in my fav. list. The love you put in your cooking shows in the pics. hey m hungry so off to the kitchen now...

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  13. Lovely photographs and recipes....First time here...you got a superb space...following your space...

    FunWidFud

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  14. I love this..Beautiful picures Sweetie..

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  15. awesome shots Ann... i had posted my version in 2009.when i make , only ingredients are mushroom pepper powder salt n oil.. 5 min cooking.. this looks delicious..

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  16. Love your shots and the spicy mushroom fry.

    Aaha Oho

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  17. Beautiful pictures.. awesome !!! the curry is truly tempting.

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  18. Love this peppery preparation, perfect with naan or rotis.

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  19. Your wonderful photographs are popping out of the screen!! Amazing. I love mushrooms, but do not make it as often as no one else in my family appreciates it. This is a mighty good dish which I would love to have.

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  20. That looks So yummy Ann - Love the gravy - Good post

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  21. Hi,
    first time here…
    This looks and sounds delicious! great photos!

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  22. Oh my your pictures are killing me. I love the lighting in this pictures? Could you share you set up here?

    Love mushrooms and this is certainly one great recipe

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  23. wow..looks good...yummmmmmm..
    first time here....u hv a lovely space with awesome recipes....visit mine as time permits
    sanyukta
    http://creativesanyukta.blogspot.com/

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  24. That dish looks delicious! I love mushrooms and spices. Yummy.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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