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Mushroom Masala

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(For mushroom pepper fry recipe -click here  )

How to Clean Mushroom
Cleaning mushroom in proper method is the most important part. Coat the mushrooms with some salt, turmeric and all purpose flour. Keep aside for 5 minutes. Now wash them under running water.  This is to remove any poisonous substances from it. Now boil 1 cup water, add salt and turmeric powder. Put the cleaned mushrooms in this water for 2 minutes. Now mushrooms are ready to cook.
Ingredients for Mushroom Masala

Mushroom cleaned as above- 250 g
Shallots - 5-6 nos
Red Chilly Powder- 1 1/2 tabsp
Oil- 1 tbsp
salt- to taste
Bell pepper- 1 medium

Method of preparation
This is a very simple method ever ,but,must tell you, the most delicious I have ever tried.
Please try this recipe at home and leave comments about how you like it.
This is a recipe is adapted from regional cooking in KERALA.

Make a paste of all the ingredients (Shallots,red chilly and salt)
Mix mushrooms in this marinade.Keep aside for 10 minutes.
In a pan,po…

Mint Paneer Tikka

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Paneer or Cottage Cheese is a fresh cheese common in South Asian Cuisine.Mint Paneer tikka is so delicious and healthy.Traditionally,Tikkas are grilled in a tandoor and the dish is thereafter served hot. Here,to make Paneer tikka,I used Table top Grill,which gives almost same texture to the tikka as it is made in tandoor.We can even use grilling pan,on stove top. Ingredients
Paneer- 200 g Ginger Garlic Paste-1-2 tsp Carom seeds(ajwain)-1 tsp Mint leaves -a handful Kasuri Methi( Dried Fenugreek Leaves)- 1 -2 tsp  Bell peppers,Onion Rings- Salt- to taste Yogurt-1/2 cup Red chilly powder- 2-3 tsp Chaat Masala(I used,Sindhi Biriyani Masala,it was what available at home :-) gives the same restaurant paneer tikka taste). Method Of Preparation For Marinade Make a paste with all the ingredients except paneer. Cut Paneer into thick square/rectangle pieces . Apply the marinade and keep this refrigerated for at least 1/2 an hour.
Grill and serve hot. We can also serve this as a starter/appetizer.