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Oyster Mushrooms Curry

15 Jul

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Putta Godugula Kura.

Oyster mushrooms are washed and dried before chopping them. Oil is tempered with spices and onion is fried till its light golden brown. Then the chopped mushrooms are added and fried till cooked. Finally the curry is seasoned with salt and red chile powder. Serve the mushrooms curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Makes: around 2 Servings of Oyster Mushrooms Curry

Ingredients:

Oyster Mushrooms 1 1/2 Cups
Onion 1
Green Chile 1
Red Chili Powder 1/2 tsp
Turmeric Powder a Pinch
Salt to taste

Talimpu:

Urad Dal 1/4 tsp
Mustard Seeds 1/4 tsp
Cumin Seeds 1/4 tsp
Broken Dried Red Chili 6
Oil 1 tbsp

Method of preparation:

Rinse the oyster mushrooms under fresh water and drain them.
Spread on a kitchen towel to let them dry for couple of minutes.
Once dried, oyster mushrooms are halved or quartered.
Peel and finely chop the onion.
Remove stem, wash, discard seeds and finely chop the green chile.

Heat oil in a pan medium heat, add all talimpu ingriends in order.
When urad dal changes color, add chopped onion and green chile.
Fry till onion turns light golden color, stir in chopped oyster mushrooms.
Fry the mushrooms for around 5 minutes to let them cook.
Stir in red chili powder and salt.
Serve oyster mushrooms curry with steamed rice or with roti.
Notes: Make sure the mushrooms are cooked properly.

Suggestions: If the mushrooms are not cooked well and still feels raw inside, put them back on heat and fry till done.
Variations: You can also add chopped tomato to make it a wet curry.
Other Names: Oyster Mushrooms Curry, Putta Godugula Kura.