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Mushroom Chaat

Mushroom Chat final

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This is an easy recipe where the Portobello’s/mushrooms are stuffed or topped with potatoes, chickpeas and chives. This makes a fast and filling dish where this recipe can be served as an appetizer or a party snack. Here the Portobello’s are stuffed with regular potato filling and I used chickpeas along with potato to make a crunchy addition. Using chaat masala, cumin powder, black salt gives the feel of chat and so I would love to call this as a mushroom/Portobello chaat. Chutney can be included if desired (link)

Enjoy this healthy appetizer

Yields: 4 servings
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • Portobello mushrooms -4 (stems removed and either washed or wiped)
  • Oil-2tsp
  • Cooked potato-2medium
  • Cooked chicikpeas-1/4cup
  • Finely Chopped onion-1small or 1/2medium
  • Grated carrot-1/4cup
  • Chopped chives-2tbsp
  • Chat masala-1/2tsp
  • Black salt-1/4tsp
  • Chilli powder-1/2tsp
  • Cumin powder-1/2tsp
  • Chopped coriander-to garnish
  • Roasted peanuts-to taste (optional)

Procedure:

  • Mash cooked potato in a bowl, add in cooked chickpeas, black salt (alternatively table salt can be used), chilli powder, chives, cumin powder, chat masala mix well and set aside.
  • Now heat a pan, grease some oil to the pan and roast the mushrooms 2-3minutes each side or until tender but crunchy.
  • Once roasted take off the flame, transfer the mushroom on to the serving plate, top with 1-2tablespoon of potato mixture, drizzle some chaat masala, (sweet chutney and mint chutney can be added if desired).
  • Drizzle some chopped onion, grated carrots. Garnish with coriander, roasted peanuts and serve.

Note:

  • Spices can be personalised as per the taste.
  • Sweet tatarind chutney and green chutney can be used if desired.
  • Toppings can be personalised as per the taste.
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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on October 21, 2014, in Appetizers, Indian, International, Starters. Bookmark the permalink. 40 Comments.

  1. With the exception of the (ugh !) coriander, this looks WONDERFUL, Chitra !
    Could I grill the portobellos instead ?

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  2. This is an interesting idea. Mushrooms have had a tendency not to agree with me (or vice-versa) over the years, but I seem to be developing a tolerance to them as I get older. I might (very cautiously) give this a try, as this recipe looks very tasty.

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  3. Reblogged this on Chef Ceaser.

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  4. This looks delicious. I adore mushrooms and am always looking for new ways to cook them. Emma.

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  5. pics look super cool ❤

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  6. Awesome Chitra, you always bring something new…I have never tried these mushroom looks too good!!!

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  7. Lovely presentation..:)

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  8. What a unique dish! Love the use of so many veggies yum 🙂

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  9. So cool so new mushroom plus chaat…good going …

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  10. This looks spectacularly delicious.

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  11. I just love portobello;s they are so meaty and delicious, great stuffing. This makes a fantastic meal.

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  12. I enjoy mushrooms as a main dish but never thought of using the ingredients you did Chitra. Thank you for this recipe. Bob

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