Mushrooms have many wonderful health benefits.They are low in carbohydrates, have no fat, no cholesterol, are high in proteins, vitamins and minerals. Mushrooms also have lot of water content and fiber. They're natural diseases fighters. Including mushrooms in our diet regularly can help us keep our body healthy. This mushroom kulambu is a great combination with chapati, poori, naan, paratha and rice.
Prep time - under 15 mins
Cook time - under 30 mins
Mushroom -200 grams
Potato medium size -1
Onion (cut lengthwise) -3/4 cup
Green chillies- 2 slit
Ginger garlic paste -1/2 tsp
Tomato -1/2 cup
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Sambar powder -2 1/2 tsp
For grinding (masala paste)
Pearl onions/baby onions- 7-9
Grated coconut - 1/4 cup
Fennel seeds/ Sombu - 1 tsp
Whole black pepper - 1 tsp
For the seasoning
Oil -2 -2 1/2 tbsp
Cinnamon -1 inch piece
Cloves - 2
Curry leaves- few
Grind the masala raw and keep it ready.
Clean and cut mushrooms into 2 pieces.
Cut onion lengthwise.
Heat oil in a kadai, add the ingredients mentioned under seasoning, then add onions, green chilli and saute until onions turn transparent.Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for a few more seconds.
Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, salt needed and sambar powder. Cook until tomatoes becomes mushy.
Then add cubed potatoes and cook for a few minutes.
Once the potatoes are half done, add the mushrooms and cook covered for a few minutes.
When the mushrooms are almost done, add the ground paste, mix well and cook for a few more minutes until the raw flavor of the paste goes.
Once the masala is well blended with the mushrooms and potatoes, add a cup of water and boil well. Then switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves. Check for salt.
Serve hot with chapati, naan, paratha or rice.
More Mushroom recipes
Mushroom Paneer Biryani
Mushroom Pulao (Also find how to clean mushroom in that same page)
Mushroom Pepper fry
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