Goan Mushroom Balchao

• Goan mushroom balchao •
(Serves 4)
Ingredients:

2 cups whole button mushrooms
¼  cup oil
2 sprigs curry patta, washed and dried
2 green chillies, sliced
2 tablespoons ginger-garlic paste
3 onions, finely chopped
3 tomatoes, chopped
Salt
Masala ingredients:
10 Kashmiri chillies
5 cloves
1 stick cinnamon
1½  teaspoon jeera
½  teaspoon turmeric powder
½  teaspoon mustard seeds
1 tablespoon jaggery
1 tablespoon tamarind paste
2 tablespoons vinegar
Grind the above into a smooth paste and

keep aside.



Preparation:

Heat oil. Toss in the mushrooms and sauté till done. Drain and keep aside.
In the same oil add curry patta and chillies. Sauté. Add ginger-garlic paste. When brown add onions, then tomatoes and continue sautéing. Add masala and salt to taste. Simmer for 2 minutes.
Lastly add the mushrooms, cover pan with lid and simmer for 5 minutes.


Serve hot with rice.