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Mushroom Pepper Fry Recipe

By Anjana Chaturvedi @maayeka

Mushroom Pepper fry- Quick delicious stir fried Mushroom and bell peppers

Mushroom Pepper fry is a easy and delicious side dish or starter from Southern India. Mushroom and bell peepers are a nice combination . Bell peppers gives a nice crunch with soft juicy mushrooms. This is the quickest recipe to try with mushrooms.

For making this simple Mushroom Pepper fry you need just a few basic ingredients.I have used green bell peppers only but you can add yellow ,red ,orange bell peppers too ,which gives a nice color to the ready dish.

This Mushroom Pepper fry is a versatile dish. You can serve this as a starter , or as a side dish with rice or roti. You can also use the same mushroom pepper fry to stuff in sandwiches and make mushroom pepper sandwiches or make kathi rolls with the same stuffing.

How To Make Mushroom Pepper Fry

The recipe is quite simple and easy. The main spices used are Cumin and Crushed Peppers. Traditionally coarsely pounded fennel seeds are also added in it but as want to add little ketchup and vinegar so I skipped fennel seeds .The main flavor is from peppers powder so try to add freshly crushed or pounded peppers in it.

Use Button mushroom and after cleaning slice them into medium thick pieces . If you want to serve as a starter then cut into bigger pieces. Chop capsicum into slices.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds . when it start to crackle then add curry leaves and add the sliced green chilies and the mushroom and saute on medium heat . Soon the mushroom will start releasing water , keep stirring till all the water dries up.

Now add the sliced capsicum and saute on high heat for 2 minutes till they are semi cooked.Now add the salt and pepper powder and mix. Switch off the flame and wait for 2-3 minutes. Now add ketchup and vinegar and mix .Serve hot

How To Serve Mushroom Pepper fry-

  1. As a Starter- You can serve this as a starter or snack . If you want to serve as a starter then chop mushroom into big pieces. Serve with a tangy dip of your choice.
  2. Side dish- You can serve this mushroom pepper fry as a side dish with your meal. It is also good to pack in lunch boxes. This goes very well with rice and roti both.
  3. Sandwiches- You can amke delicious sandwiches with this filling. Stuff betwen bread slice and grill to make sandwiches.
  4. Kathi rolls/ Tortilla wraps - You can stuff this in tortilla or leftover chapati and make yum kathi rolls.
  5. Puff Pastry- Stuff this in a puff pastry sheet ,fold and seal with slurry and bake in an preheated oven on 250 degree for 20 minutes

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