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mushroom onion fry

small onions and mushroom fry recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Tamilnadu cuisine
Keyword: mushroom recipes, summer recipes
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 200 gms mushrooms
  • 2 cups small onions
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp salt - or to taste
  • 1 tsp pepper powder
  • 1/2 tsp sambar powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaves


  • Clean the mushrooms and small onions. slice them to halves.
  • heat ghee and pop in cumin seeds and fennel seeds.
  • when it pops, add mushrooms and small onions along with salt, turmeric powder, chilli powder.
  • mix well and cook in medium heat until the mushrooms shrink. It releases water and starts shrinking.
  • By the time all the water is dried and mushrooms are done, add pepper powder, sambar powder and curry leaves.
  • mix everything together. cook for another 2 minutes.
  • serve hot with rice and ghee.