Sunday, June 30, 2013

MUSHROOM CHILLI; GUEST POST BY NANDINI KINI

MUSHROOM CHILLI: GUEST POST BY NANDINI KINI

This delightful recipe comes from my friend, Nandini Kini. Nandini is a very accomplished cook and many of us look forward to her recipes. I found this recipe of particular interest. It is spicy and makes for a good accompaniment for fried rice, noodles and the like.


Ingredients:
For the mushrooms:
  • Mushrooms ,1 packet (about 15 nos)
  • Salt, to taste
  • Soya Sauce, 1tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste, 1tsp
  • Corn flour, 4 tbsp
  • Rice flour 2 tbsp
  • Maida, 1 tbsp
  • Oil, for frying
For the gravy: 
  • Garlic flakes, finely chopped, 12
  • Green chillies, finely chopped, 2
  • Ginger, 1/2 " piece, chopped
  • Onions, medium sized, chopped, 2
  • Chilli powder, 1 tsp
  • Tomato sauce, 2 tsp
  • Soya Sauce, 2 tsp
  • Vinegar, 3/4 tsp
  • Corn flour, 1 tsp
  • Salt, to taste
  • Oil, 4 tsp
  • Curry leaves,
  • Coriander leaves
Method:

Wash the mushrooms and add salt
Add 1 tsp of soya sauce, ginger garlic paste, corn flour, rice flour and maida,
Mix well with a little water
Deep fry like pakodas
Keep aside

In a kadai, heat 4tsp oil and add the finely chopped garlic flakes
Fry till brown
Add the finely chopped green chillies, chopped ginger and two onions and stir
Next, add chilli powder, tomato sauce, soya sauce, vinegar and 1/4 cup of water
To this, add the corn flour and boil for 1 minute
When it becomes a thick gravy, add the fried mushrooms and salt, to taste
Garnish with fried curry leaves, and fresh coriander leaves
Serve hot




Thank you, Nandini for this nice recipe.