Mushroom 65 Recipe (Indian Style Spicy Mushrooms with Chillies)
The Mushroom 65 Recipe is one of the most popular dishes that one would find in a very atypical South Indian restaurants. The origins are are to tell, but some speculate it to be Chettinad and some from Andhra, but nevertheless, this recipe of Mushroom 65 is a must try dish if you love spice and love mushrooms.
Serve Mushroom 65 on its own as an appetiser for a house party.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Appetiser recipes such as
- 300 grams Button mushrooms , quartered
- 2 tablespoon Corn flour
- 2 tablespoons All Purpose Flour (Maida)
- 1/2 teaspoon Black pepper powder
- 2 teaspoon Tandoori masala
- 1 inch Ginger , grated
- 4 cloves Garlic , grated
- 2 sprig Curry leaves
- 2 Green Chillies , slit
- 1 sprig Coriander (Dhania) Leaves , finely chopped
- Salt , to taste
- Cooking oil , for cooking
How to make Mushroom 65 Recipe (Indian Style Spicy Mushrooms with Chillies)
To begin making the Mushroom 65 Recipe, wash the mushrooms, pat dry and quarter them and keep aside.
In a mixing bowl, combine the cornflour, all-purpose flour and salt. Make a thick batter by adding little water. Add water using a tablespoon little by little to make a thick batter.
Add the quartered mushrooms in the batter and keep aside.
Heat oil for deep frying in a Kadai/ Wok on medium high heat. Add a few mushrooms at a time and deep fry them until browned and crisp. Drain on paper towels and keep the mushroom aside.
In another Kadai/ Wok, heat a tablespoon of oil on medium heat. Add the ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves and saute for a few minutes. Add the fried mushrooms, the black pepper powder and tandoori masala powder. Stir fry until the mushrooms get well coated with the spices.
Check the salt and spices and adjust to suit your taste. Stir in the chopped coriander leaves and turn off the heat. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve.
Serve the Mushroom 65 (Indian Style Spicy Mushrooms with Chillies) as an appetizer for parties.
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