Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Chettinad Mushrooms


Ingredients

200 gms mushrooms cut into quarter

5-6 curry leaves 

3 tbsp onion paste

3 tbsp tomato puree

1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder

1/2 tsp lemon juice

1 tsp ginger-garlic paste

1 tsp cashew paste

1 tsp poppy seed paste

2 tbsp oil

salt to taste

Few coriander leaves for garnishing

For the chettinad masala

2 tbsp grated coconut

1/2 tsp cumin seeds

1/2 tsp coriander seeds 

1/2 tsp fennel seeds

3-4 dry red chilli(bedagi)

2 green cardamom

1-2 cloves

1 " cinnamon

1 tbsp oil

For the chettinad masala
  • Heat 1 tbsp oil in a pan, add cumin seeds, fennel seeds,coriander seeds, red chilli, cardamom, cloves, cinnamon, and fry for 1-2 min
  • Add coconut and fry till it becomes light brown and then keep aside to cool and then grind it with little water to a fine paste
 For the gravy
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan, add onion paste, ginger-garlic paste and fry till light brown
  • Add tomato puree and fry for 2-3 min till it leaves oil at the edges 
  • Add the chettinad masala and fry for 3-4 minutes and then add the curry leaves and fry for a min
  • Add kashmiri red chilli powder,lemon juice and mix well 
  • Then add the mushrooms and cook till tender
  • Lastly add cashew & poppyseed paste and mix well, garnish with coriander and then serve hot with rice 




97 comments:

  1. Hi Sushma,

    i love mushrooms...havent cooked with them for sometime..should start soon...recipe is lovely...

    Dr.Sameena@

    www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com
    www.lovelypriyanka.blogspot.com

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  2. Super tempting chettinad mushrooms, makes me hungry..

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  3. Superb clicks!I love mushrooms n chettinad food...n d 2 combined?...WOW!

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  4. Chettinadu cuisine is very spicy and can be relished well . I am just 1 1/2 hrs. away from Chettinadu, Sushama , it is a fantastic place with has a rich cultural heritage with many palatial buildings.

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  5. Love chettinad food very much .Mushroom looks so tempting with the rice.

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  6. Mushroom in chettinad style is really different, very delicious and nice picture.

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  7. I am always fascinated by the chettinad cuisine,sounds yummo!

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  8. Hi. I love Tamilian preparations and this mushroom looks perfectly spicy to treat my taste buds.
    FOODELICIOUS

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  9. very tempting and delicious recipe sushma.. looks awesome and perfect... thanks for sharing :)

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  10. looks perfect Sushma..so tempting clicks..

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  11. Wow! These mushrooms look so spicy and yumm, makes me hungry :-)

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  12. Dear Sushma
    Great recipe...I can make Chettinad chicken ....Now I shall try the mushroom with your recipe.
    Have a nice day

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  13. That really looks yummy... I will get some Mushrooms this weekend to make this...

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  14. Bookmarking as I am drooling all over it :))

    US Masala

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  15. Try this asha, aipi and uma, its really nice and spicy

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  16. Never tried mushroom this way, looks so yummy...

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  17. Love the idea of spicing up the mushrooms. Looks delicious.

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  18. sushma nice and very innovative way of making mushrooms in chettinad style.loved the colour

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  19. So yummy looking and sounding! lovely color.

    Cheers,

    Rosa

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  20. Fantabulous chettinad mushrooms...Love the color and pictures...

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  21. beautifully presented chettinad mushrooms sushma...i m fond of chettinad dishes as it is spicy n much delicate cuisine...i love it...n ofcourse pretty clicks...

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  22. Looks really yummy....feeling like grabbing that plate..

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  23. Chettinad Mushrooms look so spicy and flavorful......

    Cheers n Happy Cooking,
    Satrupa

    http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com

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  24. Beautiful color..Looks so yummy !!

    Best Regards
    Sulagna
    http://e-senseofspicenfragrance-sulagna.blogspot.com/

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  25. Thanks for dropping by sulagna, hope to see you again

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  26. I love mushrooms...this recipe looks terrific.

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  27. Wow! What a twist! Superb! It's spicy and mushrooms make a good substitute with chicken for strict vegans!

    Nandini's Food Page

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  28. Hi Sushma, how are you? I too posted a mushroom dish just now :)...yours looks really good....wonderful pictures!

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  29. I love mushrooms in a typical kolhapuri/belgaum masala..this one is very similar too except for the curry leaves..should def try this..yummy

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  30. sooo tempting...that mushy and spicy mushrooms by the side of white, long grained rice...yum yum yum...I jut wanna dig into your plate!

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  31. Superb! pic is so tempting,drooling
    Never tried mushrooms this way..spicy and yummy.

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  32. How beautiful. I love mushrooms so I know I'd like this recipe. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  33. Wow, Sushma another exotic mushroom recipe....loved the snaps and the presentation too....

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  34. Am fine gita, its so nice to see your comment as well..do keep coming...and thanks all of you for dropping by...pics are nice but i cant beat you in photography kamalika...

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  35. Amazing pic,it looks so spicy

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  36. That looks delicious! lovely color.

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  37. Thanks so much for giving me this at last moment. HAd mushrooms in my fridge. Didnt know what to make of it. Going to give this recipe a shot..

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  38. superb idea Sushma. I love chettinad cuisine and often make chettinad fish curry. but thats a superb ide and looking at the pictures am just drooling and drooling and drooling.

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  39. wow what a delicious curry .....looks awesome ..thankq so much for sharing one more version ...yummy

    Satya
    http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

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  40. Gorgeous looking curry. Looks super spicy and tasty !!

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  41. great recipes and pictures! I loved the way you presented the dish!

    Have a great day!
    Priscilla

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  42. Chettinad mushrooms looks delicious Sushma. I need to try that cuisine. Spicy one.

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  43. Wow...SUperb..Another great recipe for your mushroom collection :-)

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  44. u know what i tried making this once but it was a flop:(
    ur look so damn welcoming

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  45. Sounds delicious. And your photos look great too.

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  46. I love mushrooms - this looks great!

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  47. looks spicy and yummy chettinad mushrooms!

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  48. yummy,appealing,wonderful mouthwatering, scrumptious mushrooms sushma..and your presentation is amazing.. great job

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  49. Very tempting recipe Sushma.Pics look awesome!

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  50. Perfectly made Mushroom Chettinand.Would love to try it out soon.

    Deepa
    Hamaree Rasoi

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  51. Thanks all of you for your lovely comments...

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  52. I Wud love to try the chettinad style dish soon.... its simply mouth watering :)

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  53. What a flavorful way to prepare mushrooms!

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  54. hi sushma
    good morning

    how are u sushma

    chettinad mushrooms this sounds like kerala food

    it looks delicious
    actually i like muashrooms ,
    i like this post sushma

    take care sushma
    i will come and visit u evening
    after

    naveen

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  55. superb clicks. mushroom looks so tempting.

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  56. very nice recipe for mushrooms...chettinaad masala sounds interesting

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  57. lovely mushroom curry..looks absolutely superb an delicious.....lovely clicks too

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  58. Love chettinad food...Looks delish.

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  59. Wow!Looks super spicy! I haven't eaten mushrooms made this way!!

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  60. delicious mushroom recipe, looks yuumy sushma, my fav too, great

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  61. wow! So tempting to eat some. I am sure gonna make it. Book marked.

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  62. Love your mushroom so well covered with beautiful sauce. Looks very delicious.

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  63. I don't think I've seen one of your recipes yet that I don't wish I was eating right then. This is no exception - yum.

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  64. Chettinad mushrooms look spicy and yummy!! Am drooling over the pics...Yum Yum!!

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  65. Sushma, I made just the dum gobi gravy this weekend, it was super delicious..thnx..
    will try this one too!

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  66. Thanks for all your wonderful comments, really nice one to try ..

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  67. Spicy and nicely coated mushrooms,

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  68. wow
    such a tempting dish..luks spicy n delicious

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  69. hi sushma

    how is ur days going on

    today is really cool day
    today is ganesh nimarjanam
    all went throw ganesha in water

    how you celebrating ganesh nimarjana

    hope u did well
    take care

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  70. I got mushroom to try this dish. shall tell you tomorrow.

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  71. Gorgeous and spicy looking chettinad mushrooms. Exotic dish.

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  72. oh wow these look wonderful i wish I didn't have an upset stomach when I was in India I would have eaten more sob

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  73. Superb Sush,i am great fan of chettinad dishesh..this chettinad mushroom makes me drool!!

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  74. Thanks chitra, do let me know how it turned out to be,will be waiting...

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  75. Hi Sush, hru doing? ;)

    May I join U for some mushrooms? Mouthwatering dish! :D

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  76. beautiful Mushrooms..great click too!

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  77. I tried it at home and it was a instant hit..thanks for the yummy recipe...continue the good work...

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  78. Thanks sathya for trying it,and for the feedback on it...

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  79. Very delicious-looking, Sushma. I never knew mushrooms could be done the chettinad way!

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  80. lovely pics,i love chettinad chicken so am sure will love this one with mushrooms too

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  81. I love mushrooms, and this recipe looks wonderful! Thanks for sharing!

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  82. hi sushma how are u

    today i am very busy with heavy work

    how was ur day
    i hope u are dooing good

    just now finished dinner sushma

    going to bed
    good night
    take care see u tomo

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  83. Cool dish ,thatz a definite try sush .I try to include mushrooms once a week .Exotic dish dear .

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  84. Hi sushma, lovely mushroom recipe:) , have a nice day

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  85. Wow.. this looks very delicious! I just had my lunch and am already hungry.. :-)

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