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MUSHROOM TIKKA RECIPE / TANDOORI MUSHROOM / GRILLED MUSHROOM RECIPE

mushroom tandoori
tandoori mushroom

Tandoori Mushroom Tikka or Mushroom Tikka is one of the common dish we all probably would have seen in restaurants menu card under appetizers / Starters / Snacks section . This is basically a healthy and yummy snack in which button mushrooms along with few other assorted veggies are marinated in a masala and later grilled traditionally in a tandoor clay oven to get that smokey flavor .However at homes we can do Tandoori Mushroom using oven / tawa . If you have an OTG , grill it in griller / boiler mode …you will love the smokey flavor. So are you ready to make a note of Mushoom Tikka recipe .. Here you go…

mushroom tandoori

MUSHROOM TIKKA RECIPE

Smitha Kalluraya
Tandoori Mushroom or Mushroom Tikka Kabab is a healthy and protein rich tandoori recipe made from button mushrooms.
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 20 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine north indian
Servings 4 serving

Ingredients
 

  • 15 small / medium sized Button mushrooms
  • 1 number capsicum
  • 1 number onion
  • 1 number tomato

For Marination :

  • 1/2 cup thick curd, ( Hung preferred )
  • 1 tbsp besan gram flour
  • 1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Kasuri Methi
  • 1/2 tsp red Chilly powder, acc.to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Lemon juice, (optional )
  • Salt, to taste

Instructions
 

  • Clean , wash and dry mushrooms . Cut the stems and retain only top round part . Stems can be used for something else .
  • Cut large cubes of onion, capsicum and tomato. ( deseed capsicum and tomato )
    ingredients for mushroom tikka
  • Roast besan on medium flame till they are aromatic and raw smell goes.
  • Take all the ingredients listed under "marination" into a bowl.
    masala for tandoori vegetables
  • Throw mushrooms,capsicum,tomato and onion in the marination .
  • Mix the veggies in the marination such that they get well coated . Cover and keep it in the refrigerator for 1-2 hrs . You can keep for more time also . no problem
  • After the marination time is over you will see that the mushrooms would have left water . Don't worry .. if you want you can sprinkle little roasted gram flour or proceed as such .
  • Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 180 c in grill / broil mode .
  • Take wooden skewers and skew to it marinated mushrooms and veggies alternatively one by one. If you are using wooden skewers , soak it in water for 30 mins and then use else they will get burnt while grilling .
  • Place the skewers with veggies on the baking tray covered with aluminum foil .
  • Keep the tray in top rack and grill for 15-18 mins. In between once brush them with melted butter or oil and turn other side .
  • Tandoori Mushroom / Mushroom Tikka is ready .Serve it hot with Mint-Coriander Chutney ( Green Chutney ) , Some onion rings and a piece of lime.
    mushroom tikka kabab
  • mushroom tandoori

Notes

  • If you don't have oven.. you can grill the marinated veggies on tawa too . Roast them on tawa as individual pieces . Once they get crispy , prick them to tooth pick and serve with Green Chutney and onion rings.
  • You can omit adding gram flour in the marination step . Instead it can be added later . This will help in absorbing water that has come out after marination .
  • If you are using wooden skewers .. don't forget to soak them in water for sometime and then use. This will prevent the sticks from burning.

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