Mushroom Fry - Mushroom Vepudu
A spicy mushroom fry recipe to serve with fried rice or just as a snack.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time40 mins
- Mushrooms – 200 gms
- All purpose flour – 3 tbsp
- Corn flour – 1+ 1/2 tbsp
For the paste:
- Red chili powder – 1 1/2 tsp
- Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
- Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
- Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
- Salt - to taste
- Lemon juice – 1 tsp
For the fry:
- Onion – 1
- Garlic pods – 10
- Green chilies – 2
- Mustard seeds – 1 tsp
- Fennel seeds –1 tsp
- Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
- Salt – to taste
- Oil – to deep fry
Wash and pat dry the mushrooms well. Remove the stalk, quarter them and keep aside. Chop the onions, garlic, green chilies finely and keep aside.
For the paste:
In a bowl, add ginger garlic paste, red chili powder, garam masala powder, black pepper powder, salt required for the mushroom and lemon juice.
Mix well with your fingertips. Rub between your finger tips to form to a paste.
Add the quartered mushrooms, toss well so that the mushroom pieces are coated well with the paste and let it rest for 5-7 minutes
Make Mushroom Fry:
Meanwhile, heat a frying pan with oil.
In a small bowl mix together all purpose flour and corn flour.
Sprinkle this over the marinating mushroom and toss well so that all the pieces are coated well and the mixture becomes dry.
Take small lumps of the mushroom mixture and drop into the hot oil.
Deep fry to a golden brown and drain it onto a kitchen paper.
Heat a pan with 1 tbsp oil. Add mustard seeds and let it splutter, now add fennel seeds and cook for 10 seconds till it releases its aroma.
Add chopped garlic and roast for 1-2 minutes till it changes color.
Add onions, green chilies, curry leaves, 1/8 tsp salt and cook over high flame till the onions turn translucent.
Add the deep fried mushroom fritters and toss well for 1-2 minutes, so that the onions and garlic coat the mushroom well. Remove from fire.
Mushroom Fry is ready.
Serve hot either as an appetizer or as an accompaniment with any fried rice of your choice.