Exquisite Corner

'Exquisite' means of such beauty or delicacy as to arouse intense delight .A food that's creative, thoughtfully prepared, beautifully presented and easy to eat makes it absolutely delicious.On this corner,I have tried to recollect the spicy memories and food that I have enjoyed, a delicacy that still persist on the corner of my heart.Hope you too will enjoy it. Bon Appetit !


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Kadai Mushroom


  1. Button Mushrooms - 10 No:s(sliced)
  2. Onion - 1 big(sliced)
  3. Green chilly - 2 No:s
  4. Tomato - 1(chopped)
  5. Ginger - 1 inch size(chopped)
  6. Garlic -  3 pods(chopped)
  7. Chilly powder - 1 1/2tspn
  8. Coriander powder - 1 tspn
  9. Turmeric powder - 1/4 tspn
  10.  Garam masala - 1/2 tspn
  11. Coconut oil - 1 tbspn
  12. Whole red chilly - 1 
  13. Mustard seeds
  14. Curry leaves
  15. Water - 1/4 cup 

How to make

Wash the mushrooms well. Take a bowl of plain water,add turmeric powder and salt. Soak the mushrooms in it for 15 minutes. Drain the water, slice the mushrooms and marinate it using a pich of turmeric powder , 1/2 tspn chilly powder. Keep it aside. Take a wok. Pour 1 tbspn oil in it. Add whole red chilly, splutter mustard seeds and add curry leaves. Fry for afew seconds. Add the chopped onions and green chillies. Saute till the onions become transulent. Add ginger and garlic and saute well. Now add the powders one by one and saute till the raw taste of the powders leave. Add tomato and cook the tomato becomes tender. Add 1/4 cup of water. Cook well in medum flame for about 5 minutes. Now add the sliced mushrooms and salt to taste. Cook for 5 - 10 minutes. Now the kadai mushroom is ready to serve with chapathi / nan.

Note : if you want more gravy add more water. Also if you replace Shallots with Onions , it will be tastier.


  1. very yummy!

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