Monday, June 22, 2015

Mushroom Pepper Masala | Side dish for chapathi or roti

Mushroom Pepper Masala is a flavorful mushroom dish and it goes well with both fried rice and rotis.This recipe is from Chef Damodharan in java tv arusuvai neram programme. He said that this recipe can be prepared in 10 mins from the scratch.
So i got inspired and tried it immediately. The taste & the flavor was wonderful and now it's one of our favorite side dish for chapathi and fried rice. Now let's see the procedure.

Mushroom Pepper Masala

Preparation Time : 10 mins | Cooking Time : 15 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Curry | Recipe Cuisine: Indian


Mushroom - 200gm
Onion - 1 medium size
Tomato - 1 medium size
Green chili - 1
Bell pepper - 1/2 of medium size one(i used red color)
Ginger garlic paste - 3/4 tsp
Turmeric powder - a pinch
Red chili powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/2 tsp
Pepper powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon - 1/4 inch piece
Cloves - 2 nos
Cardamom - 1 no
Coriander leaves - few
First cut onion , capsicum & mushroom into thin slices and tomato into small pieces. Then heat the kadai with oil, add  cinnamom,cloves & cardamom and let it fry in oil for 30 sec.Then add onions & slit chili and saute it well . Once the onions become translucent , add ginger garlic paste, saute it well.Now add the bell pepper , give a quick stir, then add salt and other spices (turmeric, chil & coriander powder) and stir wellThen add mushroom, mix well in the masala & cover the kadai with lid and allow mushroom to cook. It takes approximately 3-5 mins.No need to add water, the water from mushroom is enough to cook itOnce the mushrooms are cooked well, add the pepper powder & coriander leaves and mix well.Switch off the flame once all the water in the masala is evaporated.
Tasty & spicy Pepper Mushroom masala is ready. It tastes great with any fried rice or any type of indian flat bread.
  • You can add 1/2 tsp of extra pepper powder and skip chili powder.
  • If you want crunchy bell pepper, add it when the mushroom are half cooked.
  • If you wish extra flavor, add 1/2 tsp of garam masala at the end.
  • You can use any color of bell pepper or mix of colorful bell pepper

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