Mushroom Pepper Fry

As an enthusiast of mushroom dishes, I have always found mushroom pepper fry to be a delightful and flavorsome dish that never fails to impress. The combination of earthy mushrooms with the heat of black pepper creates a dish that is both comforting and satisfying. Whether as a side dish or a main course, mushroom pepper fry has always been a staple in my cooking repertoire.


  • 2 cups of fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 green chilies, slit
  • 1 tablespoon ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • Few curry leaves
  • Salt to taste


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds.
  2. Once the cumin seeds crackle, add the chopped onions and green chilies. Sauté until the onions turn golden brown.
  3. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté for a few minutes.
  4. Now, add the sliced mushrooms and mix well.
  5. Sprinkle turmeric powder, black pepper powder, and salt. Mix everything thoroughly.
  6. Cover and cook for 7-8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the mushrooms are cooked and tender.
  7. Garnish with curry leaves and serve hot.

This recipe is incredibly versatile and can be easily customized to suit individual tastes. I often like to add a dash of soy sauce or a squeeze of lemon juice for a tangy twist. Serving it with a side of steamed rice or roti makes for a wholesome and fulfilling meal.

Health Benefits:

Mushrooms are not only delicious but also pack a nutritional punch. They are a great source of protein, vitamins, and minerals. Additionally, the black pepper in this dish is known for its antioxidant and antibacterial properties. Thus, mushroom pepper fry is not only a treat for the taste buds but also a healthful addition to the diet.


Undoubtedly, mushroom pepper fry is a dish that never fails to deliver on both flavor and satisfaction. Its simplicity and depth of flavor make it a perfect choice for any day of the week. Whether you’re a seasoned cook or a novice in the kitchen, this recipe is a must-try for anyone looking to elevate their culinary skills with minimal effort. So why not give it a try and savor the delightful taste of mushroom pepper fry?