How to make Mushroom Chettinaad -

Mushrooms cooked with delicious chettinaad masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Mushrooms (मशरूम), Coconut (नारियल)

Cuisine : Chettinad

Course : Main Course Vegetarian


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Mushroom Chettinaad

Mushroom Chettinaad Recipe Card


Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom Chettinaad Recipe

  • Mushrooms 400 grams

  • Coconut 1/2 teaspoon

  • Star anise (badiyan) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Green cardamom 1

  • Cinnamon stick 1 inch

  • Black peppercorns 10

  • Cloves 6-8

  • Dried red chillies 4-5

  • Oil 3 tablespoon

  • Scraped coconut 1/2 cup

  • Curry leaves 15-20

  • Onion Chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger paste 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic paste 1 tablespoon

  • Tomatoes Chopped 1 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Poppy seeds (khuskhus) Soaked 1 teaspoon


Step 1

In a small non-stick pan, dry roast fennel seeds, star anise, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, green cardamom, cinnamon, black peppercorns, cloves and red chillies till fragrant.

Step 2

Heat oil in another non-stick pan.

Step 3

Add coconut to the pan with spices and saute for 2-3 minutes.

Step 4

Add curry leaves and onions to the oil and saute till golden. Add tomatoes, mushrooms and salt and mix.

Step 5

Grind the sautéed ingredients with poppy seeds to a fine paste with a little water.

Step 6

Add it to the mushrooms and mix well. Cover and cook on low heat for 5 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot with chapattis.

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