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Mushroom and Potato Xacuti


Mushroom and Potato Xacuti

Mushroom and Potato Xacuti



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Mushroom and Potatoes Xacuti is a classic Goan dish. Mushrooms and potatoes cooked in goan flavours of tamarind, kokum, coconut oil and goan vinegar.


  • For Xacuti Masala:

    10 whole kashmiri chillies

    10 bong chillies

    Smashed ginger small piece

    15 whole garlic

    1/2 Tbsp black pepper

    1/2 Tbsp cloves

    2 brown cardamom

    1/2 Tbsp fenugreek seeds

    1/2 Tbsp shahi zeera

    5 pieces green cardamom

    1 Tbsp cumin seeds

    1 Tbsp coriander seeds

    1 Tbsp poppy seeds

    1/2 Tbsp anna seeds

    1/2 grated coconut

    2 Tbsp goan vinegar

    Little salt

    1 tsp turmeric powder

    1 tsp red chilli powder

    1 tsp coconut oil

    For Base:
    2 Tbsp coconut oil

    1 finely chopped onion

    Sugar little bit

    1 Tbsp tamarind extract

    1 glass water

    6 coconuts

    3 boiled chopped potatoes

    15 button mushroom (cut into two)


For Xacuti Masala:

In a pan saute whole kashmiri chillies, bong chilies, smashed ginger, whole garlic, black pepper, cloves, brown cardamom, casia, fenugreek seeds, shahi zeera, green cardamom, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, ana seeds and grated coconut.

Pound them in mortar and pestle with goan vinegar, salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coconut oil and little water.

For Base:

In a different pan add coconut oil and finely chopped onion. Mix them well

Add Xacuti Masala into it. Combine it well.

Add little water, sugar, tamarind extract, and kokum.

Mix them well. Cover it. Simmer them for 30 minutes.

Add one by one boiled chopped potatoes and button mushrooms.

Cover it and let the potatoes and mushrooms cook for 10-15 minutes.

Serve the Mushroom and Potato Xacuti hot.

Key Ingredients: Mushroom, Potatoes, kashmiri mirch, ginger, garlic, red chilli, black pepper, cloves, black cardamom, black cumin, fenugreek seeds, cumin seeds, green cardamom, coriander seeds, poppy seeds, desiccated coconut, vinegar, salt, turmeric, coconut oil, onion