Thursday, August 6, 2009
Mushroom Do Pyaaza
Do Pyaaza literally translates to double amount of onions added in the masala than the usual amount in the cooking process with little bit of spices and mushrooms in a tangy tomato sauce.
Button Mushrooms - 1 packet(quartered)
Onions - 3 finely chopped
Tomatoes - 2 finely chopped
Garlic - 2
Ginger - 1 inch piece
Green chillies - 3
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Garam Masala - 1tsp
Salt to taste
Oil - 4tbsp
Grind together half of the onions,ginger and garlic into a fine paste.
In a pan heat the oil.When hot enough,add the cumin seeds.When they become slightly brown,add the reamaining chopped onions.When they become translucent,add the paste and fry till the raw smell goes.
Then add the tomatoes and green chillies.When the tomatoes are slightly mushy,add the spice powder one by one and fry for sometime.
Then add the quartered mushrooms and saute till they slightly wilt.Add the required maount of salt and 1/2 cup of water.Close with a lid and simmer for 5 minutes and allow the mushrooms to get cooked well and blend with the masala.
After 5 minutes switch off the stove and garnish with coriander leaves.
Serve with roti,naan or poori.