mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

Chettinad Kalaan Vazhaippoo Kuzhambhu|Mushroom Banana Flower Gravy

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Chettinad Kalaan Vazhaippoo Kuzhambhu

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mushroom vazhaippoo gravy


Ingredients for Chettinad Kalaan Vazhaippoo Kuzhambhu :

For masala paste:

  • Clove-2
  • Cardamom-1
  • Nutmeg Mace- 1
  • Cinnamon -1
  • Marathi mokku-1
  • Onion-1
  • Red Chilly-3
  • Fennel-1.5 tsp
  • Pepper-1 tsp
  • Cumin-1 tsp
  • Tomato-1
  • Red chilly powder – 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder-2.5 tsp
  • Poppy Seeds-1/4 tsp
  • Oil-To Cook

For gravy

  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Onion-1/Shallots-6
  • Green chilly-1
  • Vazhaipoo -150g
  • Mushroom -200 gm
  • Turmeric powder- 1/4 tsp
  • Yoghurt -1 tsp
  • Salt-To taste
  • Thick coconut milk -1 cup
  • Mint- 1 tsp
  • Coriander leaves -3 tsp

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy


1.Measure and have all the ingredients ready.Heat a pan with some oil.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

2.Saute cloves,cardamom,nutmeg mace,cinnamon and marathi mokku.

3.When they get spluttered add onion and red chillies.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

4.Now add 1 1/2 tspn saunf, 1 tspn pepper, 1 tspn Jeera,poppy seeds,tomato.

4.Add some water and cook it till mushy.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

5.Add 1 tsp Red Chilly Powder & 2.5 tsp coriander powder

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

6.Fry till all of  these are cooked well.

7.Add some water to cook. Cool the mixture.

8.Now grind to smooth paste

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

9.Heat oil or ghee in a pan and add mustard seeds

10.Now add 1 onion/ 6 shallots, 1 slit green chilly, vazhaipoo 150g.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

11.Fry well till it changes its colour and add 3/4 tbsp ginger garlic paste .

12.Fry well and add the chopped mushroom.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

13.Add yoghurt ,Turmeric powder and mix well.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

14.Add the ground masala when it releases water

15.Add water to kulambu consistency and allow it to boil them and salt.

16.Add the thick coconut milk from 1/2 big coconut and simmer fr 1 min.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

17.Finally add 1 tsp mint, 3 tsp coriander leaves and  simmer in another 30 secs

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy

18. Chettinad Kalan vazhaipoo kuzhambu is ready

19.Serve hot with idly, dosa, chapathi, plain rice,idiyappam and roti.

mushroom vazhaippoo gravy


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