Mushroom Thoran



Mushroom – 200 gm chopped

Oil – 1 tbsp

Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp

Urad dal / Uzhunnu parippu – 1 tsp

Dry red chillies – 2 broken, seeds removed

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Onion – 1 medium chopped

Water – 1/2 cup

Salt – to taste

For Grinding

Grated coconut – 1/2 cup

Garlic – 1 small

Cumin seeds – 1/4 tsp

Tamarind – 2 small pieces

Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilli powder – 1/2 tsp



Grind the ingredients mentioned above to a coarse paste by adding 2 tbsp of water.  Keep it aside.  Heat oil in a non-stick pan and splutter mustard seeds.  Add urad dal and fry till it becomes light brown in color.  Add dry red chillies and curry leaves, followed by the onions.  Fry till the onions turn light brown.  Now add the mushrooms and the coarsely ground coconut paste.  Add salt and sprinkle 1/2 cup of water.  Cook covered on a low flame till done.  Stir in between.  Open the lid and fry for 2 more minutes.  Yummy ‘Mushroom Thoran’ is ready to be served.  Cheers!

Adding tamarind will make the thoran really tasty.  Try it yourself and see the difference!

  1. Wowo never did thoran with mushroom looks super yumm.

  2. Interesting to do this with mushroom ….looks gud