Saturday, November 13, 2010

Chhatu/Mushroom Besara

500 gm Chhatu/Mushroom(Washed and cut in to small pieces)
3 Finely cut midium sized Tomatoes
1 medium sized Potato(Boiled & Cut in to cubes)
2 Chopped green chillies
1 tsp Panch Phutan
Paste of 7-8 flakes of garlic & 3 tsp mustard seeds .
3 flakes of Garlic - minced
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp of oil
Salt to taste
Finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing.


Heat the pan and add oil.
Add mushrooms and fry till golden brown. Take out and keep them aside.
Add panch phutan with the chopped green chillies to the remaining oil and let them splutter.
Add minced garlics and fry a little.
Now add tomatoes, turmeric powder and wait till the tomatoes are nicely mashed and soft.
Add salt and a cup of water with the masala paste to the above .
Cover the lid of the pan and cook them for 2 mins.
Add fried mushrooms with the boiled potato cubes and cook till the gravy thickens a bit.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.



  1. Dear Mugdha
    I often make Chhatu close to this recipe...but I shall try exactly as per yours.
    I am waiting to get some oyster Mushroom from Calcutta, ( This has closest taste to Pala Chhatu).
    Bhala thiba

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