Mushroom Parcels in Banana Leaf

Mushroom Pollichathu

Mushroom Parcels in Banana Leaf

Ingredients:
1 pkt Mushrooms (250 gms)
10-12 shallots cut into 2
1 small pc ginger
3 tbsp green pepper (fresh)
2 sprigs curry leaves chopped
½ tsp turmeric
2 tbsp oil
Salt
1 banana leaf to make parcel

Method:
Clean the mushrooms. Cut big ones into 2.
Boil 2 cups of water and add mushrooms. Drain after 2 minutes.
Pulse green pepper and ginger in a grinder to get a coarse mince.
Heat oil and add shallots, curry leaves and green pepper mince and saute for 3-4 minutes.
Add curry leaves, salt, turmeric powder and mushrooms. Mix well and take off fire.

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Place the mixture on a banana leaf and make a parcel. Tie with banana leaf strips or thread.

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Place on a hot pan and cook on low flame for 5 minutes on both sides.
Cut a pocket on the banana leaf and serve hot.

Notes:
Fresh green pepper is the whole point of this parcel. Of course pepper powder can be substituted.

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