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Green Mushroom Kuruma

Green mushroom Kuruma
Mushrooms which help to reduce cholesterol levels and which is  rich in proteins, amino-acids and antibiotics is cooked in a healthy Coriander leaves masala and hence this gravy helps to kick start your day. Enjoy it with Chapathi / Roti of your choice. The recipe follows.. 

green mushroom kuruma

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time : 30 minutes


Button Mushroom        - 6 to 8
Big Onion                     - 1
Salt                                - As required
Turmeric Powder          - 1/4 tsp
Chili Powder                 - 1/4 tsp
Garam Masala Powder  - 1/2 tsp
Whole Garam Masala    - Each 2
Oil                                   - 2 tbsp

To Grind:

Chopped Coconut         - 1/4 cup
Chopped Ginger            - 2 tsp
Chopped Garlic             - 2 tsp
Green Chili                    - 2
Fennel Seeds                  - 1/4 tsp (Sombu / Perunjeeragam)
Poppy Seeds                   - 1/4 tsp (Khas - Khas)
Cashew Nuts                  - 6 to 8 (optional)
Coriander Leaves           - 2 handful


  • Wash and chop Mushroom into four. Chop Big onion lengthwise. Grind everything under ' To Grind'.
  • Heat oil in a pan. When its hot, add Whole Garam Masala. Whole Garam Masala includes cinnamon stick, cloves, cardamom, star aniseeds etc.
  • Add chopped onions after a minute,
  • After the onions turn translucent, add ground masala.
  • Add salt, turmeric powder and chili powder. Saute till raw flavor goes off,and then add chopped mushroom.
  • Cover with a lid and cook kuruma in medium flame till mushroom is cooked well. No need to add water as mushroom loses its own water.
  • Switch off the flame and add Garam Masala Powder. Serve it with Chapathi / Roti of your choice.