From Grandma’s Kitchen: Almyache Dangar

This recipe is to make Goan mushroom cutlets. They are a perfect snack for any time of the day.


200 grams button mushrooms

1 tomato (chopped)

1 onion (chopped)

1 green chilly (chopped)

4 cloves garlic

½ inch ginger piece

½ tsp Coriander powder

½ tsp chilly powder

½ tsp cumin powder

¼ tsp Garam masala powder

2 tbsp potato (grated and boiled)

2 tbsp breadcrumbs

3 tbsp rice flour

Salt to taste


Clean the mushrooms and cut into pieces. Sprinkle with a pinch of salt.

Put some oil in a pan and sauté the garlic and ginger. Then sauté the green chillies and onions until the onions change colour.

Put in the tomato and let it cook. Add the mushrooms and sauté them till half cooked. Mix in the coriander, chilly, cumin, and garam masala powders. Let it cool.

Take the mushroom mixture and mix it with the potatoes, salt, and breadcrumbs.

Form balls of the mixture and flatten them to get a cutlet shape.

Dip the cutlets in rice flour and shallow fry on both sides till crisp.