August 3, 2011

Mushroom Pepper Fry

Mushrooms are my favourite and I always have a pack or two in my fridge. Cooking with mushrooms is very quick and easy and it can be used in a variety of ways. Mushroom Pepper fry is spicy and yummy and tasted very different from the other mushroom dishes I make.This recipe is from my blog hop pal Priya Sreeram of Bon Appetit. View her original recipe here. She has lot of yummy recipes in her site, do check it out... Thanks Priya, for this wonderful recipe.Serves best with roti, naan, pulao, fried rice etc...


Button or Closed cup mushrooms - 150 gms, diced
Capsicum/Bell Pepper - 1, diced (I used 1/2 each of yellow and red to make the dish colourful)
Onion - 1 large, diced
Green chillies - 2, slit
Garlic - 2 to 3 cloves, chopped
Tomato - 1, chopped
Black Pepper powder - 2 tsp (adjust as per the spice level)
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Cumin powder - 1/2 tsp
Oil - 1 tbsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - a few
Coriander leaves chopped - to garnish


1. Heat oil in a pan and add the fennel seeds. When they sizzle, add garlic, green chillies and curry leaves and sauté till you get the aroma. Now add the pepper powder and sauté for few seconds. 
2. Add onions,capsicum and salt and sauté for few minutes. The aroma while they get fried is awesome, but I choked a little :-). Add the tomato and when it becomes soft, add turmeric, cumin and coriander powders and combine well.
3. Add mushrooms and keep stir frying while it cooks. Mushroom releases water and if you want a little more gravy, you can add some water. Do a taste check and adjust the spiciness. Garnish with coriander leaves.

Linking this with Blog Hop Wednesdays-Week 1,a new challenge initiated by Radhika of Tickling Palates. Each time, bloggers paired and they need to cook and present a recipe from their partner's blog. Radhika has put a lot of effort in forming groups and pairing them. Meet all my blog hopper friends here...

Also sending to  Let's Cook: Sabzis for rotis 

I am taking taking this to Friday Potluck Dinner-2 hosted and Show and Tell
Linking to Food Palette Series - Black @ Torview

Linking to Joy from Fasting to Feasting-IV at Yummy Food

Please do visit and send your entries for my Ongoing event - Fusion Food:Pasta


  1. This looks very tempting..Great pic!

  2. Hope you guys are having fun with blog hop, yummy curry, bookmarking it.

  3. yay - thanks for trying it & glad you liked it !

  4. curry looks very good, Am sure it would have tasted awesome!!1

  5. Nice spicy and perfect side dish for chapathis

  6. Mushroom pepper fry looks very inviting...

  7. Yummy recipe dear. Happy to blog hop with you.
    Following you.

  8. Wonderful combo Ramya. How about sending this to Subzis for rotis in my space.

  9. Ramya- made the dates n apple milk shake again today on popular demand that too from my daughter- thx a ton for sharing it gal !

  10. This looks fantastic. Spicy and lovely.

  11. This is very colorful. Nice way of adding colours in the platter.

    Invitation for a Potluck
    Event - LGSS_Potato

  12. We are great mushroom lovers at home and this one sounds tempting! :)
    Us Masala

  13. delicious one of my favourite combinations looks wonderful thank you for linking

  14. Blog hop is really awesome way to get in taste with other blogs....curry looks yum...Thank u for sending it down to Joy from fasting to feasting - IV.....

  15. Thanks for this yummy recipe.I tried it last night it came really so yummy and delicious.I must say the way you explain and the image are really help me lot to prepare
    Tandoori peeper mushroom recipe


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