Mushroom Theeyal

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Mushroom Theeyal


Mushroom Theeyal...........

Cooking Time

Preparation Time :10 Min

Cook Time : 10 Min

Total Time : 20 Min


Serves : 4
  • Fresh Mushrooms (Any Variety) 1/2 kgs

  • Turmeric Powder 1/2 tsp

  • Diced Onions 1 nos

  • Slit Green Chillies 2

  • Curry Leaves 1 sprig

  • Tamarind 2 tbsp

  • Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp

  • Black pepper powder 1/2 tsp

  • Meat Masala Powder 1 tbsp

  • Home Made Garam Masala Powder 1 tsp

  • Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tbsp

  • Oil 2 tbsp

  • Salt 1 pinch

  • Water 2 cups

  • For dry roasting and grinding- Grated Coconut 1 cups

  • Garlic 2 nos

  • Shallot 4 nos

  • Curry Leaves 1 sprig

  • Home Made Garam Masala Powder 1 tsp

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp

  • Coriander powder 2 tbsp

  • Red Chilly Powder 2 tsp


  • Wash and drain the mushrooms and cut it into bite sized pieces
  • Rub little salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder on the mushrooms and keep it aside
  • Soak tamarind in 1/2 cup warm water for some time and extract the juice and keep aside
  • Meanwhile dry roast coconut, shallots, garlic and curry leaves on medium-low heat
  • Keep on stirring continuously until the coconut turns into a dark brown color
  • The coconut should be thoroughly roasted till its almost burnt
  • Reduce heat and add turmeric, coriander, red chilly and garam masala powders and continue roasting for 2 more minutes
  • Remove from heat and allow it to cool
  • Grind everything to a smooth paste along with 1/2 cup water
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a non stick pan and splutter mustard seeds
  • Saute onions, slit green chillies and curry leaves until the onions are translucent
  • Reduce heat and add ginger garlic paste
  • Saute until the raw smell disappears
  • Next add 1 tbsp meat masala powder and 1/2 tsp black pepper powder and stir fry for a minute
  • Add the marinated mushrooms and mix everything well
  • Cover and cook for around 5-7 minutes
  • The mushrooms would have let out water by now
  • Add the ground coconut paste to the pan along with more water and salt
  • Simmer on medium flame for 5 minutes
  • Add tamarind juice and bring everything to a slow boil
  • Sprinkle more garam masala if required
  • Reduce flame and simmer until the gravy thickens
  • This Mushroom Theeyal goes well with Rice