Monday, 26 October 2015

Mushroom Peera Patichathu

Mushroom Peera, usually we prepare peera with small bony fishes. Here i tried it with mushroom. So here is recipe for you all to try.


  • Mushroom 250 gm medium size
  • Grated coconut 1/2 cup 
  • Shallots / small Onions 8 – 10 sliced 
  • Green chilies 6 – 7 sliced 
  • Ginger 1 inch finely chopped
  • Turmeric powder 1/2 tsp 
  • Chilly powder 1 tsp 
  • Tomato 1, chopped
  • Curry leaves 1-2 sprigs 
  • Salt 
  • Coconut Oil 2 – 3 tsp 

Clean and wash mushroom with turmeric powder, rinse with water couple of times, drain water and keep it aside.

Combine grated coconut, turmeric powder, chilly powder, sliced small onions, green chilies, ginger, curry leaves and salt in a claypot / manchatti. Crush everything together with your fingers or crush in the blender and add the tomatoes and combine well. Add around 1/2 cup water, cover with the lid and cook until all the water is used up, at medium heat and the mushroom is cooked. It will take 10 to 15 minutes. Check salt add if needed. Finally add 2 – 3 tsp coconut oil and few more curry leaves. Mix well and switch off. This goes well with rice or with dosa.

NB: Instead of tomato you can add tamerind water or kudampuli. Enjoy cooking.. 

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