Tandoori Achari Kumbh Recipe - Ideal for vegetarians – mushrooms marinated in pickle masala and cooked in the tandoor

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Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms, Mango pickle

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course_Veg

Tandoori Achari 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.

Tandoori Achari Kumbh Recipe - how to make Tandoori Achari Kumbh

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Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium

Ingredients

  • Button mushrooms 16 large

  • Mango pickle 5-6 tablespoons

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Gram flour (besan) 1 1/2 cups

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Onion seeds (kalonji) 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard oil 5 tablespoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Red chilli paste 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

Method

Step 1

Hang yogurt in a muslin cloth, preferably in a refrigerator, till all the whey is separated. You can use this whey in some other dish.

Step 2

Wash mushrooms. Boil four cups of water and dip mushrooms in the boiling water for thirty seconds. Drain immediately. Take mango pickle in a bowl and remove pieces so that only the pickle masala can be used.

Step 3

Roast besan on low heat till fragrant. Let cool. Mix together the hung yogurt, pickle masala, ginger-garlic paste, roasted besan, mustard powder, kalonji, mustard oil, turmeric powder, garam masala powder, red chilli paste and salt to taste.

Step 4

Marinate blanched mushrooms in it for an hour. Skewer mushrooms one by one and apply remaining marinade on them. Roast in a tandoor for six to eight minutes.

Step 5

Alternatively, place mushrooms in the preheated oven and cook for six to eight minutes at 180ºC. Serve with a chutney of your choice.

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