Mushroom Thoran Recipe – Kerala Style Mushroom Sabzi

Mushroom Thoran Recipe is a South Indian Kerala style stir fry od button mushrooms tossed in a  freshly ground coconut masala.  The coarse coconut masala apart from coconut contains whole black pepper corns, curry leaves and cumin seeds.   Fresh coconut, Whole Black Pepper Corns, Curry leaves, Cumin seeds (Jeera), Oil, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Dry Red Chilli, Pearl onions (Sambar Onions), Garlic, Green Chilli, Curry leaves, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Salt, Button mushrooms   For the coconut masala 1/4 cup Fresh coconut 1/2 teaspoon Whole Black Pepper Corns 1 sprig Curry leaves 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 tablespoon Oil 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1 Dry Red Chilli 5 Pearl onions (Sambar Onions) , finely chopped 3 cloves Garlic , finely chopped 1 Green Chilli , finely chopped 2 sprig Curry leaves , torn 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) Salt , to taste 300 grams Button mushrooms , cut into quarters     10   30     To begin making the Mushroom Thoran Recipe, prep all the ingredients and keep ready.To grind the coconut masala, in a mixer jar, combine the fresh coconut, peppercorns, curry leaves and cumin seeds. Grind this to a coarse masala without adding any water and set aside. To make the mushroom thoran; heat oil over medium flame. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and dry red chilli and allow it to crackle.Stir in the curry leaves, pearl onions, garlic, green chilli and saute until the onions soften and turn lightly golden.Next, add in the mushrooms, salt and turmeric. Saute for 2-3 minutes. At this stage add the freshly ground coconut masala and continue to cook the Mushroom Thoran. When the mushrooms have cooked through completely, check the salt and adjust to taste accordingly and turn off the heat and serve. Serve Mushroom Thoran Recipe-Kerala Style Mushroom Sabzi with  Steamed Rice and Cheriya Ulli Sambar and Elai Vadam Recipe for a satisfying lunch.