Mushroom 65

This dish is for those who have a strong gut to enjoy a super spicy dish. Full of flavour this mushroom dish is something you will want to eat again and again. A great dish to serve with cocktails or mocktails.

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Mushroom 65

Main ingredients Button mushrooms, Red chilli paste, Ginger-garlic paste, Black peppercorns, Yogurt, Garam masala powder, Rice flour, Cumin seeds, Green chillies, Curry leaves, Lemon juice
Cuisine Indian
Course Starter
Prep time 5-10 minutes
Cook time 15-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of cooking Easy
Others Vegetarian


  • 20-25 button mushrooms, vertically halved
  • 3 tablespoons red chilli paste
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup whisked yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 4 tablespoons rice flour
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Tempering
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped garlic
  • 3-4 green chillies, slit
  • 25-30 curry leaves
  • 5-6 dried red chillies
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice



  1. Take red chilli paste in a large bowl. Add ginger-garlic paste, crushed black peppercorns, salt, yogurt and garam masala powder and mix till well combined.  
  2. Add mushrooms and rice flour and mix well. 
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai. Gently slide in a few pieces of the mushrooms at a time and deep fry till golden brown and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. For the tempering, heat oil in a shallow pan. Add cumin seeds and let them change colour. Add garlic and sauté for a minute.
  5. Add green chillies, curry leaves and dried red chillies and sauté for 30 seconds. 
  6. Add the fried mushrooms and toss well. Add salt and mix. Switch the heat off and add lemon juice and mix.
  7. Transfer into a serving platter and serve hot.