Mushroom 65 - Gluten Free & Vegan



Preparation Time - 30 minutes
Serves - 2


Ingredients:

1/2 pound Large Button Mushrooms
1 tbsp  Minced Garlic
3/4 tsp Cumin Powder
1/2 tsp or to taste Red Chili Powder
3/4 tsp Black pepper powder
12 Curry Leaves
1/4 cup Besan or Chickpea flour
1/4 cup Corn Starch
1.5 tbsp Extra Virgin Coconut Oil
1/4 tsp of haldi
Thai chili pepper flakes: to taste
Lime: to taste
Sea Salt per taste


Directions:

1.  Dry the cleaned mushrooms with paper towels. Detach the stems from the mushrooms and cut them into four pieces.


2.  Make a thick batter of corn starch and besan, gradually adding water to the flour.  (Make sure the batter is not watery or else it won't form a coat on the mushrooms.) Add a bit of salt, red chili powder, 1/8 tsp black pepper, and haldi to it. Dip the mushrooms in this batter. Heat 1 tbsp of oil and shallow fry the coated mushrooms in a skillet.  Cover the skillet to create an oven effect.  Once cooked, remove to a paper towel and keep aside.


3. To a skillet, add 1/2 tsp oil. When warm add the minced garlic to it. Saute for a minute. Add curry leaves, cumin powder, red chili powder and pepper powder and fry for a minute.  Add a tsp of water.

4. Add the fried mushrooms to it and give it a rough stir.
5. Finally add the chili pepper flakes, lime, and salt.  Stir to coat the mushrooms well. If needed sprinkle a little amount of water.  Remove to a serving dish and serve warm.

Optional

Spring onions for garnish

Note: Recipe is altered from the blog that is below
http://satrupa-foodforthought.blogspot.com/2010/09/mushroom-65.html


Most of the Mushroom dishes are soggy and boring; this is the first time I have tasted a yummy dish that has distinctive flavor like fried ChickenJ, so crisp and tasty. This lovely dish is from my dear friend Kim who is not only a foodie but also an advocate for  organic and gluten free food .She had delicately prepared this delicious Mushroom 65 for a potluck and it was the most admired snack in the partyJ

Comments

  1. Simply delicious, sooo tempting mushroom 65..

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  2. Lovely recipe and drooling over your pics.. Just yummy..

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  3. I like this dry mushroom recipe, i will try. Looks awesome.

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  4. What a scrumptious mushroom preparation,looks terrific no wonder this was the most raved about dish:)!!!

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  5. yum yum dish dear!....wonderful flavors with mushroom!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  6. Sure a delicious mushroom dry,just like chicken..thank for stopping by,u have a wonderful space and glad to follow u dear.

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    mushroom & spinach has got ot me some of my fav. veggies!
    i loveee this (:

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  9. I like this recipe, mushrooms should taste good prepared this way :) I will try next time I will have mushrooms

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  10. I am a big mushroom lover and this dish sounds perfect to me!

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  11. Looks absolutely wonderful. I looove mushrooms, this dish sounds healthy and delicious. The perfect combination :)

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  12. Nice recipe with mushrooms .Absolutely delicious

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  13. What a tempting & delightful starter!!!Thx for dropping by...This is an awesome blog & happy to be following u!!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  14. delicious starter!!

    first time here and i'm in love with some of ur recipes.. bookmarked ur soup varieties.. following u!!

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  15. u have awards and tag waiting for u in my blog!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  16. Mushroom is my all time fav .Weekly there will be mushroom in any forms in the kitchen .Captivating and an easy recipe dear.

    http://sanscurryhouse.blogspot.com

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  17. Crispy and delicious appetizer....novel treatment of mushrooms! Happy to follow your recipes!

    Vegetarian Cultural Creatives

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  18. That looks absolutely delicious and quiet tempting!

    US Masala

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  19. Delicious n mouthwatering....looks really yum...first time here..u hv a lovely space..visit mine as time permits....
    Sanyukta
    http://creativesanyukta.blogspot.com/

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