Mushroom 65

(Serves 4)

2 tablespoons cornflour
2 tablespoons maida
300 grams button mushrooms, quartered
4 cloves garlic and 1 inch ginger, grated
2 green chillies, slit
2 sprigs curry leaves
½ teaspoon black pepper powder
2 teaspoons tandoori masala
1 teaspoon coriander leaves, finely chopped
Salt to taste
Oil for frying - much less if using air fryer


Make a thick batter by combining cornflour, maida,salt and little water in a mixing bowl.

Then add mushrooms in the batter & keep aside.

Heat oil in a kadai. Add few mushrooms at a time and deep fry them until browned and crisp.
Drain and keep them aside.

In another kadai, heat a tablespoon oil. Add ginger, garlic, green chilies and curry leaves. Sauté.

Add fried mushrooms, black pepper powder and tandoori masala powder. Stir fry until mushrooms get well coated.

Check seasoning and garnish with coriander.