Chilli Mushroom – A Quick & Easy Indo-Chinese Recipe with Video

Chilli Mushroom – A Quick & Easy Indo-Chinese Recipe with Video

Chilli Mushroom – A Quick & Easy Indo-Chinese Recipe with Video

Chilli Mushroom is a classic Indo-Chinese dish loved by all. In today’s busy world, where everyone is looking for quick, healthy and yummy food options, Chilli Mushroom certainly is a great hit.

It is served as a snack/starter as well as a main course dish when served with Fried rice or Hakka Noodles. If you have any picky eaters at home who make really weird faces on the sight of mushrooms, this recipe is going to make them lick their fingers, I bet!

My elder kid never agreed to taste any mushroom dishes. She even removes all mushrooms from a veggie-pizza till date. Somehow, the chunky flavors in Chilli Mushroom just impressed her taste buds and she now likes mushrooms.

Apart from being quick & yummy, this recipe offers a lot of health benefits. Health experts and nutritionists refer to mushrooms as nature’s nutritional supplement. That’s because mushrooms are loaded with the nutrients our bodies need to generate energy and repair cells — including digestive enzymes, a spectrum of B vitamins, protein, and vitamin D2.

I have already written a lot about health benefits of mushrooms in the Mushroom Soup recipe and Shaadiwale Matar Mushroom recipe. Click the links below to access these mushroom recipes.

Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

Shaadiwale Matar Mushroom Recipe

If you want to make a really fancy appetizers for your guests with these chilli mushrooms, try wrapping them in the tacos with a dash of ranch dressing and squirt of lemon. Your guests are going to be a big fan of this appetizer. My kids even love it wrapped in wheat flour tortillas or with Laccha Parantha. It’s always so enticing to experiment one single dish in so many different ways. Don’t be scared to try your own options. Be adventurous with your food and I’m sure you are going to make it ‘just apt’ for your taste buds.

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Total Time:
Preparartion Time: 10 Mins
Cook Time: 15 Mins
Serving Size:


Chilli Mushroom – A Quick & Easy Indo-Chinese Recipe

1 cup sliced mushrooms

1 diced medium-sized onion

1 diced medium-sized bell-pepper

1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste

2 green chillies,slit

1 tbsp Soy Sauce

1 tbsp Sweet & Sour Sauce

1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup

1 ½ tsp Salt

1 tsp Red Chilli Powder

1-2 tbsp Canola or any cooking oil

¾ cup water

1 tbsp corn flour


Chilli Mushroom – A Quick & Easy Indo-Chinese Recipe

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1.     Bring water to boil in a saucepan and cook mushrooms for 4 to 5 minutes. Once mushrooms are tender, drain the water and keep mushrooms aside.

2.     Heat oil in a wok.

3.     Add green chilies, ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.

4.     Add onions and cook for 2-3 minutes until the onions become translucent.

5.     Add bell-pepper and cook for another 3-4 minutes.

6.     Add salt and cover and cook for another minute.

7.     Add red chili powder, soy sauce, sweet & sour sauce and tomato ketchup.

8.     Add cooked mushrooms.

9.     Stir well and cover the wok. Cook for another 2-3 minutes.

10. Mix corn flour with water and add this mixture to the wok.

11. Stir well again and cook for another 2 minutes.

12. Chili Mushrooms are ready.

13. Garnish with chopped coriander or finely chopped spring onions and serve hot with fried rice, noodles or parantha.

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