Chettinad Mushroom Masala Recipe

Chettinad Mushroom Masala Recipe
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Chettinad Mushroom Masala is a spicy dish from Chettinad cuisine, perfect for mushroom lovers. Learn how to make/prepare Chettinad Mushroom Masala by following this easy recipe.
Chettinad Mushroom Masala Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Rating 8.6 / 10 (14 votes)
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 2 cups Mushrooms, chopped
  • Tamarind (marble-sized piece), soaked in ½ cup water
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1 tbsp Chana Dal/ Kadal Parippu/ Split Bengal Gram
  • 1 tsp Whole Black Pepper
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • ½ tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 2 Dry Red Chilies, halved
  • A few Curry Leaves
How to make Chettinad Mushroom Masala:
  • Crush the soaked tamarind well and then strain the water. Keep the water for later use.
  • Dry roast chana dal and whole black pepper on a tawa.
  • Grind the roasted ingredients and add garam masala, while blending them.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds.
  • When they start crackling, add the curry leaves and red chilies and fry for about 10 seconds.
  • Add the chopped mushrooms and stir well, until they get coated with oil.
  • Add salt and cook with the lid on, until the mushrooms start sweating and become soft.
  • Mix in the tamarind mixture and cook on open fire, till the gravy gets thick and starts sticking to the mushrooms.
  • Add the ground spices and salt and fry for another 3 to 4 minutes.
  • Remove from fire and serve hot with rice or rotis.

Reviews and Ratings:
madhusudhan posted 20/02/2012
a treat to your taste buds.try a variation.Improvise by adding coconut & curry leaf paste.yummy..
ramaluxmi posted 18/07/2010
i just saw this recepe i like to try when i read this recepe my mouth was watering