Mushroom Egg Thoran

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Ingredients (Serves 4)

1. Mushroom – 1 pack, chopped (I used cremini mushrooms)

2. Egg – 1, beaten

3. Oil – 1 tbsp

4. Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

    Dried red chilies – 2, broken

5. Onion – 1 cup, finely chopped

    Curry leaves – 1 sprig

    Green chilies – 1, sliced to thin rounds

6. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

     Kashmiri chilly powder – 3/4 tsp

     Coriander powder – 1 tsp

     Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp

      Pepper powder – 1/4 – 1/2 tsp

7. Grated coconut – 3/4 cup

8. Salt – To taste


Heat oil in a pan at medium-high heat. Splutter mustard seeds and fry dried red chilies. Next add chopped onion, curry leaves and green chilies. Saute until onion turns light brown. Add ingredients spice powders 6. Saute until their raw smell leaves. Next add chopped mushrooms and enough salt. Cover and cook for a few minutes. Open the lid and saute until water evaporates completely. Now move the mushroom mixture towards the sides and break an egg in the centre of the pan. Scramble it until 3/4th done and then mix everything well. Add grated coconut. Saute for 1 – 2 minutes until completely dry. Add a pinch of garam masala powder, a few curry leaves and mix well. Switch off. Serve with rice and other side-dishes.

Mushroom egg thoran

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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