How to make Duplex Kumbh - Mushroom fritters in a fancy presentation.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Button Mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Fresh Breadcrumbs

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Duplex Kumbh

Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Duplex Kumbh Recipe

  • Button Mushrooms 20-24 medium

  • Fresh Breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic chopped 10-12 cloves

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies chopped 3-4 medium

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 1-4 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder to taste

  • Cheddar cheese grated 1 1/4 cups

  • Tooth picks a few

  • Refined flour (maida) sieved 3/4 cup

  • Fresh bread crumbs 2-3 cups


Step 1

Remove stems from mushrooms. Chop the stems and set aside the mushroom caps.

Step 2

Make cavity in mushroom caps with the tip of a knife. Set aside. Heat one tablespoon oil in a pan.

Step 3

Add garlic and onions sauté till translucent. Add chopped mushroom stems and green chillies.

Step 4

Cook until all the moisture evaporates. Add coriander leaves, salt and black pepper powder.

Step 5

Sauté for a minute. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Add cheddar cheese and mix.Stuff the mushrooms caps with this mixture.

Step 6

Take refined flour in a bowl. Add sufficient water to make a batter of coating consistency.

Step 7

Add salt and black pepper powder to taste. Spread the breadcrumbs in a plate.

Step 8

Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Hold two mushrooms caps open end facing each other and bind them together by piercing two toothpicks through them.

Step 9

Dip the mushrooms in the batter and then roll in the breadcrumbs to coat evenly.

Step 10

Deep fry till golden brown. Drain and place them on an absorbent paper.

Step 11

Cut into two and serve hot with tomato ketchup.