Monday, March 1, 2010

Oyster Mushroom Kuruma


1.Sliced Oyster Mushroom - 1 punnet or 1 packet.
2.Sliced Onion - 1 big
3.Chopped Tomatoes - 2 no's
4.Sliced Green Chilllies - 1
5.Ginger Garlic paste - 3 tsp
6.Curry leaves - few
7.Red chilli powder - 2 tsp
8.Coriander powder - 3 tsp
9.Garam Masala - 1 tsp
10.Curry masala powder - 2 tsp
11.Turmeric powder - 2 tsp
12.Salt - to taste

Grind to paste:

Grated coconut - 1/2 cup with 2tsp fennel seeds

For Seasoning:

1.Canola Oil - 2 tbsp
2.Whole Spices - ( cloves - 3, cinnamon - 1",cardamom - 3 pods)


1.Grind to paste the coconut and fennel seeds.
2.Heat oil in a cooker and season the items under for seasoning.
3.Add Currry leaves,green chillies and onions. Saute it well till the onion turns translucent and then add the gingergarlic paste.
4.Fry till the ginger n garlic paste turns golden brown and then add the chopped tomatoes and salt.
5.Close the cooker with the lid for 5 minutes in slow fire, till the tomatoes cooked to mash.
6.Now its time to add all the powders with cooked tomatoes.Leave it to cook till the raw smell of the powders goes off.
7.Add the Oyster mushroom into the gravy and turn it gently for 2 minutes and close the lid to cook for 10 minutes in medium fire.( First add the stems of the mushrooms into the gravy while powders are cooking, becoz it will takes time to cook than the leaves).
8.Atlast add the coconut paste and leave it to cook in medium fire for 10 minutes.
9.Serve hot the Oyster Mushroom kuruma with rice, chapathi or with poori. We tried this kuruma with Plain Rice.


  1. i always use button mushrooms,must try this type too,just by reading the ingredients can be sure that gravy will be def delicious...thanks for sharing and lovely click too...& happy holi sathya..

  2. Love oyster mushrooms, neve rused them in a curry thought, should try them in a curry.
    Looks so delicous.

  3. Hai!!!! Sushma and Happy Cook,

    thanks for ur comments,for me too this is the first time trying the oyster mushroom for kuruma or else i use to cook like stir fry with capsicum and carrots.looking forward ur comments for my recipes.

  4. Hey Sathya,
    I haven't tried oyster mushrooms yet.. fennel is something i rarely use.. will try this.. looks delicious..

  5. Hai!!!! Uma,,

    Try this kuruma tastes yummy and fennel is good for digestion.