Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara) | How to make Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara)

By Subhasmita Panigrahi  |  2nd May 2016  |  
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  • Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara), How to make Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara)
Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara)by Subhasmita Panigrahi
  • Prep Time

    10

    mins
  • Cook Time

    15

    mins
  • Serves

    4

    People

398

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About Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara) Recipe

This curry is very common in Odisha. 'Besara' is a commonly used term for gravies made out of mustard.

Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara)

Ingredients to make Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara)

  • 400 gms white button mushrooms
  • 1 medium sized potato
  • 1.5 tbsp oil
  • 2 small sized tomatoes
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • salt to taste
  • 1.5 tbsp black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp coriander seeds
  • 5 dry red chillies
  • 4-5 pods garlic

How to make Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara)

  1. Clean the mushrooms and cut into halves. Keep aside. Peel the potato and cut into small pieces.
  2. For the mustard paste, add all the ingredients mentioned under the paste and grind to a fine thick paste by adding a little water.
  3. In a pan add .5 tbsp oil and fry the cut potatoes till they are almost done and light brown in colour. Keep aside.
  4. In the same pan add rest of the oil, add chopped tomatoes and sute for a minute. Then add the mushroom and saute on a high heat for 6-8 minutes, until it is half cooked.
  5. Add the fried potatoes and turmeric. Fry it for 2 mins. Then add the mustard paste and saute for 2 more minutes.
  6. Add salt and required amount of water. Let it come to a boil. Cook for 5 more minutes.
  7. Serve with plain white rice.

My Tip:

Note: This curry is supposed to be spicy and little tangy. So is the amount of chilli and tomato. Adjust the amount as per your preference.

Reviews for Mushroom in spicy mustard gravy (Chatu Besara) (4)

Pratima Raula year ago

Where is the paste column
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Sagaymary Stephen2 years ago

I should try it seems very tasty
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Madhulata Juneja2 years ago

These mushrooms look heavenly dear!
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Aparna Prabhu2 years ago

i am loving this recipe will surely try it
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