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Spicy Mushroom Pepper Fry

4.50 from 4 votes

Mushrooms are my family’s favorite, particularly my daughter’s. So I cook it atleast once in a week, apart from too many mushroom recipe, I have tried this one which was too good in taste, colour and aroma.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsLunch
Servings 3


  • Mushrooms – 300 gm
  • Onions – 1 no medium sized
  • Tomato – ½ no medium sized
  • Ginger-garlic paste – 2 tbsp
  • Chili powder – ½ tsp
  • Garam masala – ½ tsp
  • Dry red chillies – 2 nos
  • Black peppercorns – 1 tbsp
  • Fennel / Saunf – 1 tsp
  • Coriander seeds – 1 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds – 1 tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp
  • Curry leaves – two strings


  • Peel and finely chop the onions and tomatoes.
  • Clean the mushrooms. Slice them into two pieces.
  • Heat a tsp of oil in a kadai. Add dry red chilies, peppercorns, fennel seeds, cumin seeds, coriander seeds and fry them till the raw smell goes off. Bring it room temperate and grind them to a fine powder.
  • Heat the leftover oil in a kadai. Add half of the curry leaves, onions and ginger –garlic paste. Sauté those till the onions turn transparent.
  • Add in the tomatoes and sauté them till they become mushy.
  • Add in the sliced mushrooms and red chili powder, salt, garam masala. Saute till for few mins, till the mushroom oozes out and then dries out.
  • Add in the grounded masala powder and the left over curry leaves. Stir it well, till the masala get blend with mushroom and leaves its raw smell.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice, curd rice or any Indian breads.
  • Note: This recipe can also be prepared using cauliflower, chicken and mutton.

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4.50 from 4 votes

Madraasi Deepa
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