Mushroom Fry (Koon Mezhukkupuratty)

Mushrooms are rich with Vitamin B and potassium.  Mushrooms are cholesterol and fat free.


Button mushroom sliced                200 gm

Green chilly chopped                                       4 nos.

Garlic                                                   1 clove

Pepper                                                 1/2 teaspoon

Turmeric                                               1/4 teaspoon

Salt                                                      to taste

Water                                                   1/2 cup

Curry leaves                                         1 sprig

Oil                                                        1 tablespoon

Onion chopped                                     1 small


Cook mushrooms, green chillies, garlic, pepper, turmeric, salt, curry leaves, and water for 7 minutes.  Set aside.

 Heat oil in a pan.  Saute  onion till brown.  Add the cooked mushroom and fry for 2 minutes.  Remove from fire.


Milk Halwa


Milk                 1 litre

Sugar              750 gms

Sago               200gms

Maida             250 gms

Cardamom powder   1/4 teaspoon

Ghee               200 gms

Cashew nuts             25 gms.


Pressure cook sago.  When it is cool, grind it in the mixer for 2 minutes and keep aside.  Add 1 cup of water to the sugar and mix till it dissolves.  Mix well Milk, sugar syrup, ground sago, and maida.   Heat this mixture in a thick-bottomed (preferably a non-stick) pan.  Add ghee little by little.  Stir continuously.  (It will take almost 45 minutes).  When the mixture started to leave from the sides of the pan, add cardamom powder, and cashew nuts.  Grease a plate with ghee and spread the halwa to this plate.  When it is cool, cut into desired shapes.

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