Mushroom Chilli Fry

Mushroom Chilli Fry


Mushroom Chilli Fry

Get ready to see everyone licking their fingers while having this appetizing meal.


  • Edible white mushrooms 3 cups, cleaned, skin peeled and sliced
  • Onions 2, medium, sliced
  • Tomato 1, medium, chopped
  • Green chilis 2, slit lengthwise
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 teaspoon
  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoons
  • Red chili powder 1/2 teaspoons
  • Coriander powder 1 1/2 teaspoons
  • Saunf powder 3/4 teaspoons
  • Garam masala powder 1/4 teaspoons
  • Coconut Milk 1/4 cup (optional)
  • Crushed black pepper powder 6- 7 peppercorns
  • Lemon juice 1 teaspoons
  • Ghee 2 tablespoons
  • Oil 2 tablespoons
  • Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoons for garnish

How to make

  1. Clean mushrooms of all dirt, trim the slices, and slice them.

  2. Place them in boiling water with a pinch of salt for 3-4 minutes.

  3. Strain and pat dry with a clean towel.

  4. Heat butter or ghee in a cooking vessel and sauté the sliced mushrooms for 5-7 minutes on a low to medium flame.

  5. Remove mushrooms from the vessel and set aside.

  6. Add oil in the same vessel and heat it for 1-3 minutes.

  7. Add sliced onions and sauté for about 4-6 minutes.

  8. Add ginger paste and green chillies. Sauté for 5 minutes till oil gets separated.

  9. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, and saunf powder. Mix well and add chopped tomatoes. Sauté for 5-7 minutes.

  10. Add the sauteed mushrooms and mix all well. Add few tablespoons of coconut milk, salt, and water. Mix and simmer on a low to medium flame for about 8-10 minutes or till there is no moisture left.

  11. Increase the flame and sauté for a minute or two. Keep stirring it on a continuous basis so that it does not get burned.

  12. Add freshly crushed peppercorns, garam masala powder, and lemon juice. Mix them all and turn off the flame.

  13. Bring all to a serving bowl and garnish it with fresh coriander leaves.

  14. Serve warm with rice or rotis.


Mushroom Fry is a wonderful meal in countless ways. Easy to make, loved by all, and delicious on top of the world. One thing is for sure, everyone at the dining table is bound to appreciate your cooking skills and asking for refills every now and then. No wonder, Mushroom Fry is one of the most popular across South East Asia and even in other parts of the world.

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