Mushroom Kuzhambu (Sambhar) – Recipe

Another new stuff that I tried out.


Mushroom – 300gms
Potato – 100gms
Tomato – 50gms (1 piece)
Onion – 1 piece
Grated Coconut – 1/2cup
Sombu (Fennel Seeds) – 2 spoons
Black Pepper – 1 spoon
Sambar Powder – 2 spoons
Green Chillies – 4 pieces
Turmeric powder – 1/4 spoon
Cloves (Krambhu) – 2 pieces
Cinnamon – 1 long piece
Salt – (to taste)


Make a paste of coconut, sombu, black pepper and little onion.

Cut onions, potatoes, tomatoes, mushroom (after cleaning).
Slice green chillies.

In a pan, add oil and mustard seeds. Once the mustard seeds pop up, add mashed cinnamon and cloves. Then add green chillies and fry it. Followed by onion, tomatoes. After couple of minutes, add potatoes. Half fry the potatoes. Now add mushroom. And put sambar powder, turmeric powder and salt.
Close the pan with lid and fry till mushrooms become soft.

Add the grinded paste. Mix the contents. Add water and allow it to boil.
Garnish with coriander leaves or coriander powder.
Mix well.

Mushroom kuzhambu is now ready to be served with chappatis or rice.