Make these easy recipes at home
Mushrooms are thought to be nature's hidden treasure. It was once considered to be an exotic ingredient, but it is now considered a new superfood. What makes them so special? Mushrooms are one of the few naturally occurring vitamin D sources. They have no fat and are a good source of fibre. They are also high in selenium, which is not found in most fruits and vegetables. According to a recent study, lentinan found in shiitake mushrooms may help cancer patients live longer lives.
Because of their versatility, mushrooms can enhance practically any recipe. Not only are there many different kinds to use in cooking, but there are a virtually endless amount of culinary options. You have the option of grilling, baking, stuffing, sautéing, stir-frying, roasting, or trying something new. Here are some of the recipes.
1. Mushroom Kofta In Tomato Gravy
This dish has a unique flavour combination and is sure to impress everyone. The mushrooms are wrapped in a spinach and cottage cheese batter, cooked till golden, then dipped in a tangy tomato sauce and served hot. Gravy is made from cashew and tomato paste. This combination of mushroom koftas and tomato curry works like magic. Serve this dish with rice for the best flavour.
2. Kalan Milagu
Mushroom pepper fry, also known as kalan milagu, is a simple side dish served with rice for lunch and dinner. This meal is incredibly hearty because of the pepper's spiciness and the texture of the mushrooms. One of the most popular everyday recipes, you can prepare it repeatedly without becoming tired of it. This recipe will be especially beloved by mushroom enthusiasts. Make this at home, you won't regret it.
3. Mushroom Xacuti
A mouthwatering recipe for Goan Xacuti made with mushrooms, freshly roasted and ground spices are added here. For lunch or dinner, it is the ideal side dish to serve with hot, steaming pulao or buttered pav buns. Simple mushrooms can also be used in this dish, but for the best flavour, always choose wild mushrooms. Compared to the cultured button mushrooms that are sold in supermarkets, wild mushrooms have a little more rubbery flavour and require more time to prepare.
4. Mushroom Chettinad
This one is not to be missed if you enjoy spices. Chettinad from Tamil Nadu is one of India's spiciest cuisines. This mushroom masala is really creamy and delicious and is made incredibly rich and creamy by the addition of coconut and cashew paste. Tossed mushrooms with coconut, tamarind, chillies, and pepper also make this dish delectable. Overall it is a semi-gravy dish that goes well with rotis and steamed rice for a light lunch or dinner.
5. Mushroom Butter Masala
Mushroom Butter Masala is a delightful, flavorful Indian meal that goes well with steamed rice or other bread variations like naan, roti, pita bread, or even dosas. This dish is a staple in practically all Indian restaurants and is very well-liked in India. In this recipe, mushrooms can be swapped out for paneer, gobi (cauliflower), baby corn, or even chicken. This dish is sometimes referred to as mushroom makhani.
6. Kombu Barthad
The Coorgi dish mushroom Kombu Barthad is quite popular in large portions of Karnataka. This is a typical Kodava dish that is straightforward and still maintains its natural flavours. This hot meal is cooked with coconut vinegar and covered in traditional Indian ingredients including chillies, onions, and garlic. This dish is very simple and it can be made easily at your home. Serve kombu barthad with rice or roti, it tastes amazing with either of them.
7. Shahi Kadai Mushroom
This Shahi Kadai Mushroom recipe is the ideal marriage of a homey and celebratory meal. The curry is spicy, but it's also sweet and tangy. Additionally, creating this curry is incredibly simple, quick, and flavorful. The greatest accompaniments to this Shahi dish are naan or rice. Shahi means royal in Arabic. A deep, thick, circular cooking pot called a "kadai" or "kadahi" is similar to a wok. This delicacy, a royal mushroom curry cooked in a wok, is known as Shahi Kadai Mushroom for this reason.
8. Mushroom Uttapam
Mushroom uttapam is a simple, wholesome combination of spinach, mushrooms, and corn cooked in a pan with a batter of rice and urad dal until crispy. The batter is made from freshly ground urad dal and soaked rice, as well as salt and pepper. It is poured over a hot pan and topped with the vegetables to cook until both sides are perfectly brown. For a filling meal, serve with coconut chutney or sambar.