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MUSHROOM BHAJI

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Serves 4

Adapted from Indian: A Culinary Journey of Discovery, by Mridula Baljekar, this recipe serves 4

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Ingredients

  • 14 oz white button mushrooms
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, finely chopped (remove seeds for a milder dish)
  • 2 tsp minced garlic or garlic puree
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp chile powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt, or to taste
  • 1 Tbsp tomato paste
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tbsp minced fresh chives, for garnish

Method

    1. Wipe the mushrooms with a damp paper towel, trim the bottom of the stems, and slice into thick slices.
    2. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and jalapeño, stirring for 5-6 minutes, until the onion is softened but not brown. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Add the cumin, coriander, and chile powder, and cook for 1 minute. Add the mushrooms, salt and tomato paste, and stir to combine.
    3. Sprinkle the water evenly over the mushrooms and reduce heat to low. Cover and cook for 10 minutes, stirring halfway through. The sauce should have thickened, but if it appears runny, cook uncovered for 3-4 more minutes to achieve a nice consistency.
    4. Transfer to a serving dish, sprinkle the chives on top, and serve hot.

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sarahnayar
9th Aug, 2017
5.05
Made this last night. Really quick and very tasty. We eat a lot of indian food and this will definitely be repeated!
vanessafreeman
28th Aug, 2016
Do hajis not not require gram flour? Has anyone actually made THIS recipe?
Hanmac
6th Feb, 2017
I'm assuming as you posted this so long ago you have since found out, but, just in case, mushroom bhaji is not like an onion bhaji! It's more like a vegetable curry xx
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rainbirduk
25th Sep, 2014
Great recipe, easier than expected and really tasty. Definately one to made again and again!
sixofone
1st May, 2014
what the hell is a jalapeño pepper? and if i cant get one what can i use in it's place . i take it chile powder is chilli powder ?
sarahnayar
9th Aug, 2017
5.05
I just put minced red chilli in. Was an excellent dish!
Keith5
31st Dec, 2015
Jalapeño fresh chilli pepper perhaps?
ekingsbury
16th May, 2013
5.05
Great and so easy to make. Will definitely do this again
smugg7
17th Feb, 2012
grow up sarah0
sloatley
8th Feb, 2012
Spelling isn't up to much !!!

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sixofone
1st May, 2014
what the hell is a jalapeño pepper? and if I cant get one what can i use in it's place . i take it chile powder is chilli powder ?
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