Mushrooms are soft, umbrella-shaped edible fungi that taste wonderful when added to curries, soups, stir fries and more, it makes everything extra flavorful with their earthy and creamy flavour. Mushrooms have been a prominent part of the vegetarian diet since ages. Since vegetarians usually do not find enough high-protein foods, mushrooms help fill the void in a way with their decent protein content.Stuffed mushrooms is a dish that uses a rich and creamy stuffing of stalks of mushrooms, cheese and bursts of rich spices and herbs. It is a very popular appetizer across most cafes and restaurants. Now, you can get the restaurant-like taste at home with this stellar recipe. 

Here's how you can make stuffed mushrooms within the comfort of your home.

Ingredients-

  • 200g mushroom
  • 1 small capsicum
  • Chopped onion
  • Cloves of garlic
  • Ginger
  • Green chilies
  • Half tablespoon cumin powder
  • Coriander leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon red chili powder
  • Grated cheese
  • 2 tablespoon oil 

Steps in the making- 

  • Take mushrooms and first rinse them. Gently remove the stems and also hollow the mushrooms for stuffing them further. 
  • Now finely chop or trim the stems of mushroom and keep aside. 
  • Then heat a pan with oil and add chopped onions, ginger, garlic, green chillies, capsicum, salt and red chili powder. Saute the masala for a while.
  • In the same pan, add the mushroom stalks. Do mix grated cheese and coriander leaves with the other ingredients. 
  • Now take a spoon and use it for stuffing the mushroom with the filling we have made.. .
  • At the end, take another pan , add oil and place the stuffed mushrooms for frying. Cover the pan with a lid and let it cook until it turns brownish in colour. Make sure to sprinkle some more grated cheese over the stuffed mushrooms
  • Voila! Stuffed mushrooms are ready.

Serve hot and pair with roti or paan. 

Takeaway tip- If you wish to bake the stuffed mushrooms instead of frying, then bake them at 180 degrees for about minutes.