Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Mushroom Masala with Soya chunks

Mushroom - Soya chunks 5
         Mushroom                   --   200gm
         Soya chunks               --   15 - 20 chunks
         Onion                             --   1 medium size 
         Green Chillies             --   2 –3
         Tomato                         --   1 medium size
         Ginger                           --   1 inch piece 
         Garlic                            --   3 -4 cloves  
         Turmeric Powder    --   1/4 tsp 
         Chilly Powder            --   1 tsp 
         Coriander Powder   --   2 tsp
         Garam Masala          --   1 tsp 
         Shredded coconut   --   1 cup
         Curry leaves              --   1 spring
         Coriander leaves     --   few
         Shallots                        --   1 small
         Red chillies                 --   1 –2
         Mustard seeds           --   1 tsp 
        Oil                                    --   2 tbsp
        Salt                                  --   to taste

Preparation of Mushroom masala:
           Boil a cup of water and leave the soya chunks in the boiling water for 10 – 15 minutes. Once it cools, squeeze it well and clean until it stops foaming. Cut the chunks into small pieces. Clean and cut the mushrooms into small pieces.
Mushroom - Soya chunks 1    Mushroom - Soya chunks 2 
           Add chopped onions, slit green chillies, chopped tomatoes, minced ginger, minced garlic, turmeric powder, chilly powder, coriander powder, garam masala and curry leaves to the mushrooms and soya chunks. Marinate and keep it aside for 10 – 15 minutes.
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            Cook this on a low flame and add water as required for the gravy. Remember that water comes out of mushroom while cooking. When the mushrooms are almost cooked, add the ground coconut paste. Let it boil and then garnish with coriander leaves.
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          Heat oil in a small pan. Splutter the mustard seeds, add the red chillies and fry the chopped shallots. Add this to the cooked curry.
         Serve hot.
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  1. Adipoli analoo...Randum enikishtapetta sadangangal anu tto...

  2. This would make a perfect n healthy side dish for chappathi..yumm

  3. Delicious mushroom masala..creamy gravy,lovely

  4. mushroom n soya chunks masala...nice idea..will try it some day...

  5. Looks so delicious and making me hungry.....

  6. u know what i have absolutely no idea what soya chunks taste like:O

  7. Mushroom with soya chunks adipoli. Nice curry for rice.

  8. Perfect curry with steamed rice! Yummmy! :D

  9. Looks really delicious! Soy chunks are for sure healthy.

  10. Hey the texture and color of the curry is really making me drool and wish i have this curry with roti or naan now.

  11. Superb curry!! Would love to have it with chapatis..Awesome recipe, Nitha..

  12. variety ayittundallo inagne chinthichittilla soya tanne kazhikkan madiyanu. sure ithu try cheyyam

  13. Prefect masala for rotis, looks super delicious..

  14. awesome...love to have this with kerala paratha..naattil evideyaa...came to your space from another blog.. im thinking hw i missed these much beautiful snaps.. so happy to follow you.. :)

  15. Gr8 recipe,wonderful presentation and a very innovative thinking of adding 2 bland item to make such a colourful and lovely recipe....hats off to u

  16. delicious curry
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  17. Mushroom-soya combination looks good.I usually make mushrooms with capsicum and baby corn....must try this one.

  18. this looks awesome. will try it out... easy to satisfy the family when we go into non-veg mode.... i have a tough time handling that. :)