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Koon Korma ! (Mushroom Korma)


500 gm Koon/ Mushroom,peeled,cleaned and diced
1 tomato chopped
2 tsp ginger,chopped
3 garlic cloves, chopped
1/4 cup shallots, chopped
handful of coconut,chopped
2 sprig curry leaves
4 tsp coconut oil

For Spice paste

2 tsp chilly powder
2 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
water as needed

To grind

3/4 cup grated coconut
4 cashews
1 tsp fennel seeds/perumjeerakam
1/4 cup water (approx)


Heat coconut oil in a medium skillet and fry chopped ginger and garlic.Add shallots and coconut pieces to this and fry till they turn brown.Then add curry leaves and chopped tomatoes.Mix well for 2 minutes.Add diced mushrooms and fry for 2-3 minutes.Make a spice paste with the ingredients and water.Pour this to mushrooms.Wash the bowl with little more water and add this too.Add salt.Mix well and fry this till the raw smell disappears and the water completely evaporates.There will be more water since the mushrooms are to release some.When the water completely dries up,add the ground coconut mixture with little water into the mushroom mix.Mix well and bring to a boil.Reduce the flame and slow simmer till the oil clears over the top and curry turns thick.Serve with rice/chappathi.


9 comments on “Koon Korma ! (Mushroom Korma)

  1. Suja
    April 29, 2011

    Rich and creamy,delicious side dish for chapatis.


  2. savitha ramesh
    April 29, 2011

    creamy mushroom korma.love the flavour.


  3. Now Serving
    April 29, 2011

    This is a yummy delight! Would love to try some


  4. Thanks dear for leaving MAITRI comment and yes I got it this time 🙂


  5. Swathi
    April 29, 2011

    Koon korma looks awesome delicious.


  6. Priya
    April 29, 2011

    Kurma looks sooo marvellous and fingerlicking..


  7. R
    April 29, 2011

    looks delicious!


  8. Kalyani
    April 30, 2011

    never tried mushrooms … looks like a new one to me …. will try some time .


  9. aipi
    May 2, 2011

    We are great mushroom lovers and this dish sounds heavenly- I am drooling and it is past midnight :))
    US Masala


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This entry was posted on April 29, 2011 by in kerala food, Mushroom, veg curry.


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