Thursday, April 26, 2012

Mushroom 65

This recipe is the version of chicken 65.Chicken 65 is a popular starter in many restaurants.I used mushroom instead of chicken.You can also use cauliflower,potatoes.paneer etc.When first time I tried mushroom 65,it's hard  to differentiate between mushroom and chicken .

  • 250 gm white/brown mushrooms
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoon corn starch
  • 4 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoon ground black pepper (divided)
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 5 tablespoon tomato puree
  • 1/4 teaspoon ajinomoto salt
  • 1 teaspoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tablespoon soya sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sweet n sour tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon green chili sauce
  • 1 teaspoon basil leaves (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano leaves (optional)
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt to taste

How to prepare:
  1. Mix all purpose flour,cornstarch,egg,1 teaspoon black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a bowl.
  2. Add little water to make the batter thick if needed.
  3. Wash mushrooms and pat dry.
  4. Trim the stem off.
  5. Dip each mushroom into the batter and deep fry until golden browned.
  6. Drain on paper towel.
  7. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan on medium heat.
  8. Add ginger-garlic paste,stir for 30 sec.
  9. Add red chili powder,tomato puree,i teaspoon black pepper,ajinomoto,soya sauce,sweet and sour tomato sauce,green chili sauce and salt.
  10. Stir fry until the sauce has thickened.
  11. Then add basil and oregano leaves(optional) or you can just add chopped cilantro leaves.
  12. Add fried mushrooms into sauce and toss gently to coat.