Mushroom choila

Mushroom choila

By Food E Fare

Mushroom choila is a flavorful and aromatic dish originating from Nepal, typically made with marinated mushrooms grilled or pan-seared to perfection. Here's a basic recipe to make mushroom choila:


  • 2 cups of sliced mushrooms (shiitake, button mushrooms, or any variety of your choice)
  • 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1-inch piece of ginger, minced
  • 1-2 green chilies, finely chopped (adjust according to your spice preference)
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon of coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder (adjust to taste)
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Chopped fresh cilantro leaves for garnish


  1. Heat the vegetable oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  2. Add the chopped onions and sauté until they turn translucent.
  3. Stir in the minced garlic, ginger, and green chilies. Cook for another minute until fragrant.
  4. Add the sliced mushrooms to the pan and toss well to coat them with the spices. Cook for 5-7 minutes until the mushrooms are tender and slightly caramelized.
  5. Sprinkle the coriander powder, turmeric powder, chili powder, and salt over the mushrooms. Mix well to evenly distribute the spices.
  6. Cook for another 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  7. Remove the pan from heat and transfer the mushroom choila to a serving bowl.
  8. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice over the choila and garnish with chopped cilantro leaves.
  9. Serve the mushroom choila warm as a delicious appetizer or side dish.

Feel free to adjust the spices and seasonings according to your taste preferences. Enjoy your flavorful mushroom choila!

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