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Mushroom Biryani (Vegan)

Adadpted from this recipe: http://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/mushroom-biryani-dum-mushroom-biryani

Serves: 2

For rice:
  • 1 cup Basmati rice, washed 3 times, and soak in water for 20 mins
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 3 Green cardamom
  • 2 pieces Mace
  • 2 tsp Salt

For mushroom curry:

  • 200 g small white mushrooms, quartered
  • 1 inch Cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp Black cumin (shah jeera)
  • 4 Black peppercorns
  • 3 Green cardamom
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 2 pieces Mace
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger, minced
  • 200 ml Coconut milk
  • 1-2 tsp Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garam masala
  • 1 tsp Coriander powder
  • 1/2 cup Fried onions, crushed
  • 4 Tbsp Oil

For layering:

  • 4 Tbsp Fried onions
  • A pinch of saffron, soaked in 2 Tbsp hot water
How to put this together:
  1. Start by making the mushroom curry : heat oil in a pan on medium heat. Add cinnamons tick + black cumin + peppercorns + cardamom + bay leaf + mace. Fry until fragrant.
  2. Add garlic + ginger. Fry until fragrant.
  3. Add mushrooms. Saute for 5 mins.
  4. Add chilli powder + turmeric powder + garam masala + coriander powder. Mix well to coat mushroom pieces. Fry for 1 min.
  5. Add crushed fried onions. Mix well. Fry for 1 min.
  6. Add coconut milk. Simmer on low for 5 mins.
  7. Add 1/2 cup water. Taste & season with salt and more chilli to taste. Simmer on low for 10 mins, or until you get a thick gravy consistency.
  8. In a pot, add all the rice ingredients + water. Bring to boil. Cook until it’s half done. Drain.
  9. In a pot, start your first layer with half the mushroom curry.
  10. Second layer is half the rice. Sprinkle half the saffron water, followed by half the fried onions.
  11. Repeat with remaining mushroom curry as the third layer.
  12. Final layer is again rice, saffron water, fried onions.
  13. Close the lid. Put on low heat for 10 mins.
  14. Turn off the heat. Leave to sit, with the lid on, for another 15 mins.
  15. Serve hot.

Easy Shiitake Mushrooms Stir-fry (เห็ดหอมสดผัดซีอิ๊ว)

Easy to make, and so satisfying.
Serves: 2
What you need:
  • 250g Fresh Shiitake mushrooms, cut into bite size
  • 2 Spring onions, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Sesame oil
How to put this together:
  1. Heat oil in a pan
  2. Add mushrooms. Stir fry until they wilt slightly.
  3. Add soy sauce. Taste & season.
  4. When mushroom is almost cooked, add spring onions. Drizzle sesame oil.
  5. When mushroom is fully cooked, take off heat.
  6. Serve immediately.
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Easy Shiitake Mushrooms Stir-fry

Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Chinese, Mushroom, Shiitake
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 people

Ingredients

  • 250 g Fresh Shiitake mushrooms cut into bite size
  • 2 Spring onions sliced
  • 1 Tbsp Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Soy sauce
  • 2 tsp Sesame oil

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a pan
  • Add mushrooms. Stir fry until they wilt slightly.
  • Add soy sauce. Taste & season.
  • When mushroom is almost cooked, add spring onions. Drizzle sesame oil.
  • When mushroom is fully cooked, take off heat.
  • Serve immediately.

Tom Kha Mushroom (ต้มข่าเห็ด)

Serves: 2

What you need

  • 300 g Mushroom, cut into medium size pieces
  • 200 ml Coconut milk
  • 200 ml Water
  • 5 slices Galangal, bruised
  • 1 stalk Lemongrass, cut into 2 inch length, and bruised
  • 5 Kaffir lime leaves, rip off the leafy bits and discard the stalk
  • 3-5 Red chillis
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Fish sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Lime juice
  • 1 tsp Coriander leaves, chopped, for garnish

How to put this together

  1. In a pot, add coconut milk + water + galangal + lemongrass + kaffir lime leaves. Bring to boil.
  2. Add chillis + mushroom + sugar. Keep cooking until the mushroom is almost cooked.
  3. Add fish sauce + lime juice.
  4. Taste and season to your liking
  5. Serve immediately, sprinkled with coriander leaves

Isarn Style Mushroom Soup with Pumpkin (ต้มเห็ดและฟักทอง ใส่ปลาร้า)

Super easy and super yummy

Serves: 2

What you need

  • 7-12 Dried chillis, cut into halves
  • 1 stalk Lemongrass, bruised
  • 2 cups Water
  • 200 g Mixed mushroom
  • 1/2 cups Pumpkin or butternut squash, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 Tbsp Fermented fish seasoning powder (ปลาร้าผงปรุงรส)
  • 2 Tbsp Fish sauce

How to put this together

  1. Bring water + dried chillies + lemongrass to boil
  2. Add mushroom + pumpkin
  3. Season with fermented fish seasoning powder + fish sauce
  4. Serve with steamed rice