Chilli Mushroom

     There are many health benefits to eating mushroom.  Apart from adding a wonderful taste and meaty texture to food, mushroom also contain essential nutrients. They are a great source of phosphorous, magnesium, potassium and selenium, nutrients that are often lacking in highly processed food-diets.  Also mushrooms contain virtually no fat or cholesterol, are low in sodium and are also a good source of fibre.  Here’s a mushroom recipe that is easy to prepare and tasty too.

Chilli mushroom

Ingredients

  1. Button Mushroom – 225 gm (Around 1.5 – 2 cups) cleaned and sliced
  2. Onion – 1/2 small, diced
  3. Bell pepper(green and red) – 1/2 cup, diced
  4. Green chilies – 2, sliced
  5. Coarsely ground pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  6. Ginger – 1 tsp, finely chopped
  7. Garlic – 1 tsp, finely chopped
  8. Chilli-garlic sauce or chilli sauce – 1 tbsp
  9. Tomato ketchup – 1-2 tsp
  10. Soy sauce – 1 tsp
  11. Vinegar -  1/2 – 1 tsp
  12. Salt – To taste
  13. 13. Oil – 1 – 1.5 tbsp

      Method

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1.  Heat 2 tsp oil in a pan. Add the sliced  mushroom and salt.  Saute and cook it at medium heat until cooked and water completely evaporates.

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2.  In the same pan, heat remaining oil and add onion, green chilies, garlic and ginger.  When the onion is transparent, add the bell peppers and saute for a few minutes.  Now add the pepper powder, soy sauce, vinegar, ketchup and chilli garlic sauce.

 

3.  Finally add the cooked mushroom.  Mix well, saute for 2-3 mts.  You can add  cornflour (1 tsp) in 1/4 warm water, boil and simmer a few minutes for a little gravy. Garnish with coriander leaves or spring onion.  Switch off.  Serve hot chilly mushroom with fried rice/or even chapathis.

Chilli mushroom

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Maya Akhil

Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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Wife, Mother, Blogger and above all, an ardent lover of good food. I cook, serve, and eat with almost the same passion. The divine aroma that fills the kitchen when I cook or bake is simply what keeps me going!

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