Friday, September 10, 2010

My 100th Post - Babycorn Mushroom Masala and event announcement

  • Baby corn – 1 pkt
  • Sliced White Mushrooms -  1 pkt
  • Cumin seeds – a pinch
  • Fennel seeds – a pinch
  • Star anise – 1 – crushed nicely
  • cinnamon stick – 1 inch – crushed nicely
  • Cloves – 3 to 4  - crushed nicely
  • Cardamom powder – a pinch
  • Onion – 2 – chopped finely.
  • Tomato – 2 ( grinded to fine paste)
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1.5 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – ½ tsp
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder – 1.5 tsp
  • Salt as per taste
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Lemon juice/vinegar – 1 tsp
  • Milk – ½ cup (optional)
  • Oil  - 4 tsp
  • Ghee – 2 tsp
  • Coriander leaves – for garnishing
  • Tomato, onion, lemon pieces – for garnishing                                
  • Water – as needed

  • Take 2 tsp of finely chopped onion and keep aside and grind the remaining portion of onion to a fine paste.
  • In a pan, add ghee and fry the babycorns first for 5 min  and keep aside.
  • Add mushrooms and just fry for 2 min and keep aside.
  • Now in the same pan, add the oil and add the spieces.
  • When they start spluttering, add the chopped onion and fry till they become translucent. Now add the onion paste and fry till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add the tomato paste and ginger garlic paste and cook for 5 min.
  • Now add the baby corns first and all the mentioned powders and salt one by one with little water added allowing the baby corns to cook. (it may take some 7 to 10min)
  • Now add the mushrooms.
  • By this time, the gravy would be very thick. Add the milk now ( u can add water also) and allow to cook for another 5 more min.
  • Now the oil will start coming out slowly. At this time add the lemon juice and mix well and cook for just another 3 more min.
  • Transfer it to serving place and garnish with coriander leaves, tomato, onion and lemon.
  • Serve with chappathi, roti or naan.

Now comes the event....

Dish Name Starts with: B

It can be Veg or Non - Veg (except beef or pork). To Participate in this Event

Post your Recipe – whose name starts with letter B between Sep 10th to Oct 10th 2010 with a link to this Event. Old posts can also be reposted with a link to this Event. A grace period of 5 more days is given - till 15th October.

Adding the logo is appreciated.

Non bloggers send me mail with a photo of your recipe.

Multiple entries are welcome.

Mail your entry to with the following details

Subject : Dish Name Starts with: B

Your name :
Blog Name:

Recipe Name :
Recipe URL:
Category: (whether it is dessert or beverage or side dish etc)

Attach Photo of your dish

Roundup will be posted in October Mid.
I believe my lovely fellow bloggers give support and encouragement as my previous events in form of entries to make the event a big success.
Please feel free to leave your comments and looking forward for your wonderful recipes.

43 lovely comments:

Ananthi (அன்புடன் ஆனந்தி)

Best Wishes for your 100th post..!!

Wowwwww.... Babycorn, mushroom dish looks so yummmyyyyy.. :-))


Akila, congrats dear on completing 100 posts. Love the event, will try to whip up something :)

Sandhya Hariharan

Congrats Akila.. 100th is definitely a milestone..
such a treat.. is this dish also..
will try participating.
let me dig my archives..


Congrats on ur 100th post.. the baby corn n mushroom looks delicious..

Daisy Roshan

nice recipe...hv been wondering what to do with these baby corns ....good one..


Hi Akeela,

congrats on 100th post!!will participate in the event!!count me in!!You have not visited my blog dear!!


Sadhana Valentina

Yummy dish...Congrats on ur 100th post dear....nice event tooo...

Nandinis food

Good round-up. Baby corn dish looks yum.
Congrats on the milestone!

Nandini's Food Page

chaitrali pathak

lovely announement again...could not participate i " A "....but ount my entryin this in next few hours..dear...

chaitrali pathak

and of ourse...babycorn mushroom masala jst looks awesome...

Ushnish Ghosh

Dear Akila
Congrats and many happy dishes from you and many happy dishes to you from all your blog friends!
Hey this is a nice recipe, very new for me...wd love to try it now that the baby corn season is ON
have a nice weekend

Priya Suresh

Congrats Akila for ur 100th post, keep rocking...This babycorn & mushroom masala sounds very delicious and yummy..Happy hosting..

Hamaree Rasoi

Congrats on your milestone dear....Keep posting such superb recipes...This babycorn dish looks yummy

Hamaree Rasoi

Chef.Palani Murugan,

Best wishes for all.Your presentation are excellent.Once again Congrats

Shama Nagarajan

Congrats dear..keep rocking...nice event

My Kitchen Antics

excellent event..will try and send in somethin


Congrats Akila!
liked this yummy combo!

Menaga Sathia

congrats on ur 1st century & happy hosting...yummy masala...


Congrats on ur 100th post...lovely curry with babycorns,will giv a try...


Congrats on your 100th post!

Suja Manoj

Congrats dear on your 100th post...beautifully presented inviting.
wonderful event...happy hosting.

Padhu Sankar

Congrats Akila !! Gravy looks so tempting !! Count me in as I already have a dish name with B in my drafts

Shabitha Karthikeyan

Congrats on reaching your 100th post. Mushroom Masala looks so good..I'm surely in for the event.

Ragini Miranda's Kitchen

Congratulations on your 100th post!! Mushroom baby corn dish looks superb.will try this week

Aparna S Mallya

Congfratulations and Happy hosting!!

babycorns look lovely in the sauce!


delicious recipe, looks great, another event.....great idea of using letters like A, B..., HAPPY HOSTING, try to send my entries Akila


Dish looks spicy and mouthwatering, Akila. Keep rocking. Will send my entries. Thanks for hosting.


Congrats for your 100th post Akila! happy hosting!:)


Congrats on your 100th post! Babycorn masala looks mouthwatering!


Congrats on your 100th post.. baby corn masala looks really delicious.. Like the pics...


Congrats akila..anything with baby corn..just love it..looks tempting.


Congrats akila..for 100th post..count me in for ur next event


Congrats dear..lovely event will try to send something :)

US Masala

Nivedita Thadani

Congrats on 100th post.
Sent you my first entry.


congrats dear on ur 100th post........and will surely sent my entries dear.......


sending an entry
check out the event in my site

Rumana Rawat

It is a really a very interesting event.. even i have send u my post too:)


First time here,interesting event...will try to participate.Do visit my blog if time permits.


Jaleela Kamal

100 வது பதிவுக்கு வாழ்த்துக்கள் அகிலா
ரொம்ப அருமையான
பிரஷெண்டெஷன் (பேபி கார்ன் அண்ட் மஷ்ரூம்)

ஈவண்ட் க்கு ரெசிபி முடிந்தால் நானும் அனுப்புகிறேன்.


Hi Akila,Congrats on ur 100th post. Loved ur blog...

Nandita SS

Hey Akheela,

Congrats to your 100th post. That's a great achievement. Looking forward to a lot more great recipes and events from you. I'm sending bella anna recipe for your dish name starts with b event. Cheers!!! :)


Martina is the best :P



Hey great post. Thought I'm not sure I agree with you 100%. Keep em coming. Are you interested in having anyone guest post opposing views?

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