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Friday, 26 August 2011

Chilly mushroom- the amazing recipe


Mushroom is a amazing vegetarian source of protein. The use of button mushroom has been famous in the 17th century in Europe and later spread to USA, Canada , S.E. Asia and India. Mushrooms can be easily cultivated and produced in large scales to meet the food demand of developed and developing countries. Chilly mushroom is a wonderful combination of mushroom with tasty ingredients to attain a tantalizing taste and flavor that will enthrall any food lover. Quite easy a preparation, and filled with essential nutrients , it's ideal for the nourishment of growing children. Let's see the method of preparation.

Ingredients: ( for 4 people)
Button Mushroom (400 gms.),
Onions ( 2 medium sized grated),
Tomatoes ( 2 medium sized grated),
Garlic ( 4 cloves chopped into pieces),
Green chilies ( 3-4 pcs. immersed in vinegar for 30 mins.),
Capsicum ( 2 medium sized 
White vinegar ( 2 teaspoons),
Dark soya sauce ( 4 teaspoons),
Corn flour (1/2 teaspoon)
1 teaspoon of black pepper powder.
Mixture of tomato and green chilly sauce( 2 teaspoons)
Spring onions (2 pcs. , chopped from the white part only)
Salt as per taste.

Procedure:  Wash the button mushrooms with water and boil in water for 5 minutes and remove the water. This will neutralize the effect of germs and harmful bacteria in it. Cut the button mushrooms into equal slices. Heat oil in a container and dash the vegetables - onions, tomatoes, capsicum , garlic pieces into it. Cook till the vegetables becomes soft. Add the chopped button mushrooms into it. Mix well with the help of a spatula . When the mushrooms mixes well with other ingredients and the essence  of garlic dominates , it's time to add soya sauce to it. The addition of soya sauce contributes a nice color to the dish. The mixture of sauces  (tomato and chilly)can be added next. 1/2 cup of water could be added so that the mushroom becomes soft and a gravy is prepared. Corn flour in required amount should be mixed with 2 tablespoons of water and added with the dish. This will give the dish a thick, glossy appearance and the gravy will be prepared. Garnish with chopped spring onions (cut in a rounded fashion) and black pepper . Remove in a serving bowl and it's ready to romance with your tongue. 

Chilly mushroom can be enjoyed with Thai rice sticks, chowmein , vegetable rice. In a time span of 30 minutes this amazing , mouth watering dish will be prepared and it's high time to enjoy with your family and friends. Enjoy this excellent magic item and cherish each and every moment of  life.

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