Mushroom Manchurian Manchurian is one of the most popular Indo-Chinese fusion craze that exists till date where most us love to relish these snacks. Mushroom Manchurian is one such extremely delicious snack, creativity prepared in a healthy and nutritious way which can be enjoyed guilt free. The mushroom Manchurian looks pleasing to eye and delight to palate mainly for its exquisite flavors and savor. It is a combination of simple ingredients added with exotic spices coated with spicy flour which helps in giving a fantastic crispness and soft and moist inside bursting with explicit taste on bite.
The key is making this dish is that they are air fried, hence very low in fat and healthy to eat. This would surely be an ideal snack for most for the dieters, kids and all those who love eating mushrooms. Mushroom Manchurian is a dry snack made with edible button mushrooms and will for sure allure your taste buds to dribble. It is a perfect dish that can be served as a starter or appetizer to treat your kids. It is also the best way to enjoy the goodness with awesome delectable taste that pleases your taste buds with bliss.
Generally Manchurian is a welcoming and a great party dish suitable to serve and delight your guests. Mushroom Manchurian is a rich source of protein and also brings a pleasant change from the usual Gobi Manchurian or Veg Manchurian. The mushroom manchurian is a fantastic Indo-Chinese recipe that on cooking its fragrance would make heads turn for its aroma and flavours lingering around. It’s an ideal dish to serve with noodles or fried rice.
Button Mushrooms Button mushroom are also commonly known as white mushrooms which are readily available in most supermarkets. These white mushrooms have a mild, earthy flavour. Though their flavours are pleasantly subtle when raw, their flavours intensify and absorb the spices around as they are cooked. These mushrooms are generally available year round but are at their peak in fall and winter. Bigger variety of button mushrooms are generally left whole and stuffed for making an appetizer or side dish.
Mushrooms are versatile ingredient available in a huge variety of sizes, shapes and colours. They can range from smooth and silky to pitted and honeycomb like. Mushrooms also known as puttagodugulu in Telugu, generally the cultivated white mushrooms are mild in flavours and goes well in dishes from pastas to soups to stir fries. Mushrooms have been used for thousands of years both as food and for medicinal purposes. They are often classified as a vegetable or herb, but they are actually fungi. Today, button mushrooms are enjoyed for their flavour and texture.
The texture of the button mushroom is spongy and bit rubbery. As the white button mushrooms have high water content, browning them would be a bit difficult. They are very absorbent and clinch seasonings well. With a bit of gentle sautéing or stir frying, you could make tasty and delectable stir-fry mushrooms. Sautéing produces a browned, flavourful outer layer. They can impart their own flavours to food or take on the flavour of other ingredients.
Their flavour normally intensifies during cooking, and their texture holds up well to usual cooking methods, including stir-frying and sautéing. They also add an appealing touch to vegetable-based casseroles and stews. Mushroom are quiet popular as they contain 90 percent water and have few calories. They are cholesterol free and the fat and carbohydrate content is just minimal. Mushrooms are rich in protein and contain vitamins such as B, C and D, while a few contain vitamin A. Be aware that some of the vitamin values are destroyed during the cooking process.
How to prepare Mushroom Manchurian:
- Mushrooms – 6 to 7 nos
- Garlic, finely chopped – 4-5 cloves
- Ginger, finely chopped – ½ tsp
- Soya sauce – ¼ tsp
- Vinegar – ½ tsp
- Tomato ketchup – ½ tsp
- Tasting salt – pinch
- Salt – to taste
- Sugar – pinch
- Spring onions, finely chopped – 1 tbsp
- Onions, finely chopped – 1 small
- Pressed rice, soaked & drained – 2 tbsp
- Maida – 1 tsp
- Oil – 1 tsp
- Bread crumbs – ½ cup
- Eggs – 2 nos
Finely cut the stem of mushrooms and keep aside. In a bowl, add in some finely chopped garlic, ginger, soya sauce, vinegar, tomato ketchup, tasting salt and sugar. Mix all the ingredients well.
Dip the mushrooms into this mixture and coat them well. In the bowl, add some vinegar, ketchup, green part of spring onions, onion, stem of mushrooms, soaked pressed rice or boiled potatoes, sugar, salt to taste, soya sauce, maida. Mix and make into a dough type of mixture.
Stuff this mixture into the mushrooms. In a plate add 1 tsp of oil in bread crumbs and mix well. Beat an egg and keep aside. Take a piece of stuffed mushroom, coat it in the flour, dip in the egg mixture and then in crumb mixture and keep aside.
Preheat the air fryer at 200 degree C for 5 minutes. Pull out the basket and place the mushrooms inside the fryer. Close and fry the mushroom for about 8 minutes. Remove and serve hot. Mushrooms have significantly become quite important food due to their nutritive and medicinal values.
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