Kodava Kummu Curry Recipe- Coorg Style Mushroom Curry
Give this lip smacking and yet super simply 15 minute Coorg Mushroom Curry a try! It's delicately flavoured with green, red chillies and black peppercorn. It makes a great side dish along with a bowl of hot ghee rice or even a malabar parotta.
Kodava Kummu Curry Recipe- Spicy Mushroom Gravy is an authentic recipe that hails from kodava district which is a part of Coorg. Mushrooms are locally known as kummu in their local language. The curry is made with ground coconut, jeera seeds and garlic that is simmered with sautéed onions and tomatoes.
Mushroom is a good source protein and it is filled with dietary fiber. It is also low in calories and will make an excellent diet for weight loss.
If you are looking for more Mushroom Recipes here are some :
- 500 grams Button mushrooms , chopped
- 2 Green Chillies , chopped
- 2 Dry Red Chillies
- 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , coarsely pounded
- 2 Onion , thinly sliced
- 2 Tomatoes , chopped
- 1 sprig Curry leaves
- 2 teaspoon Coriander (Dhania) Seeds
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- Salt , to taste
- Sunflower Oil To Grind
- 1/4 cup Fresh coconut , grated
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 6 cloves Garlic
How to make Kodava Kummu Curry Recipe- Coorg Style Mushroom Curry
To begin making the Kodava Kummu Curry Recipe chop all the ingredients and keep it ready. Grind fresh coconut, jeera seeds and garlic. Add little water and grind it into a smooth paste. Keep this aside.
Heat a kadai with oil, add in curry leaves and allow it to sparkle for few seconds, add in dry red chillies and peppercorns and allow them to sizzle for few seconds.
Add sliced onions and green chillies and saute till they soften. Add in chopped mushroom and keep sautéing until it leaves out moisture.
Add in the ground paste and saute till the paste is cooked well. Add chopped tomatoes and sprinkle all the spice powders like coriander powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste.
Pour about 1/2 cup water and allow the Kummu Curry/ Coorg Mushroom Curry to simmer for about 5 minutes. Once done, check the salt and seasonings and adjust according to taste.
Turn off the heat and transfer the Kodava Kummu Curry to a serving bowl and serve hot.