Spongy mushrooms can give just about any boring dish a delectable makeover. A hit with kids and adults alike, mushrooms, in addition to being delicious, is also a treasure of vitamins and minerals. Mushrooms are also super versatile, which is why almost all of your favourite restaurants have a wide gamut of dishes with mushrooms in their vegetarian section. We dug out one such gem from Dhaba restaurant, your favourite North Indian restaurant - it is the Tawa Mushroom Hara Pyaza. The dish is exactly what you need to liven up your spread, and impress those fussy-eaters on the dining table. This saucy and yummy dish is sure to make everyone get up for a second helping.
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Marinated mushrooms tossed on tawa with an edgy twist of green onions or spring onions. The recipe also uses carmelised or brown onions, which lends this dish a refined richness and texture. The dish has a semi-dry consistency and promises an eclectic mishmash of flavours. It is part spicy because of red chilly powder, and it also has a tangy tone, courtesy the tamarind paste. Make sure you use fresh button mushrooms, and clean them well for best experience.
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If you thought you can never imitate the restaurant-style magic at home? Here is a recipe that would shatter the myth. Try this recipe at home and let us know how you liked it in the comments section below. Here is a step-by-step written recipe of Tawa Mushroom Hara Pyaaza. Do let us know your thoughts on the same.
• 200 gms fresh button mushroom
• 2 tbsps oil
• 1 tsp garlic, chopped
• 1 tsp green chilli, chopped
• 1/2 tsp ginger, chopped
• 1 onion, cubed
• 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
• 1 tsp red chilli powder
• 1 tsp coriander powder
• 1/2 tsp garam masala
• Water as required
• 1 tbsp tamarind paste
• 1 tomato, cubed
• 1/2 cup spring onion, chopped
• 1/2 lemon
• 1 tbsp coriander, chopped
• Salt to taste
1. Cut fresh button mushroom in half.
2. Heat oil on a non stick tawa.
3. Fry garlic, green chilli, onion and mushroom for 5 minutes.
4. Add powdered spices and salt. Pour some water to mix spices well.
5. Add tamarind paste, tomato and spring onion.
6. Cook for 10-15 minutes.
7. Squeeze half a lemon and garnish with fresh coriander.