Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)

Mushrooms cooked and sauteed in ginger garlic, pepper, and spices. A healthy and tasty side-dish. Goes well with rice, roti, and any Indian breads.

Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)Mushrooms cooked and sauteed in ginger garlic, pepper, and spices. A healthy and tasty side-dish. Goes well with rice, roti, and any Indian breads.

Summary

5150
  • Courseside dish
  • CuisineIndian South Indian
  • Yield3 s 3
  • Cooking Time25 minutesPT0H25M
  • Preparation Time10 minutesPT0H10M
  • Total Time35 minutesPT0H35M

Ingredients

Mushroom
1 pound
Onion (medium)
1 number
Capsicum (medium)
1/2 number
Garlic (crushed)
1 teaspoon
Ginger (crushed)
1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon
Chilli powder
1/2 teaspoon
Pepper powder
1 1/2 teaspoons
Coriander powder
1 teaspoon
Garam masala
1 teaspoon
Sugar
1 cup
Oil
Curry leaves
1 sprig
Coriander leaves
2 sprigs

Steps

  1. Clean the mushrooms by rubbing the dirt off with a brush or rinsing them quickly under running water. Do not soak them in water for long as they tend to become soggy. Slice it into uniform thin slices.
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
  2. Cut onion and capsicum into thin slices. Heat oil in a flat pan. Choose your pan so that mushrooms should not be overcrowded. Add onion, curry leaves and salt. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
  3. Then, add capsicum. Saute it well until onion turns light brownish color.
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
  4. Crush garlic and ginger well, or make it a paste. Add ginger garlic and saute well.
  5. Add turmeric powder, chili powder, pepper powder, coriander powder, and garam masala. Add oil as needed to fry the masala.
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
  6. Add mushrooms into the pan. Sprinkle salt. Mix it with the masala. Mushrooms have a ton of water in them, which seeps out while cooking. Keep the flame in medium high heat. Don't cover the pan. Stir it every 2 minutes. Otherwise, masala might get burnt.
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
  7. Make sure that water has evaporated. Taste the mushrooms and add more salt if desired. Add chopped coriander leaves. Add 2 or more teaspoons of oil and stir it continuously. I like to saute it for another 5-10 minutes.
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)
  8. You can make it further dry by sauteeing it for another 5 minutes or so in medium flame. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves. Enjoy with Rice, Roti or any Indian bread :)
    Mushroom masala stir fry (Indian Style)