Mushroom 65 - A Vegan and Vegetarian Version of Chicken 65

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Mar. 08, 2015

Mushrooms are battered with beaten egg and cornstarch, sautéed and cooked in a delicious 65 masala that is typically made with the popular Chicken 65.


Oil 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Red onion 1 , finely chopped
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , finely chopped
Green chilies 4 , finely chopped
Curry leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Ginger garlic paste 2 Tablespoon
Chili paste 2 Tablespoon
Chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Cumin powder 1 Teaspoon
Red food color 1 Drop
For mushroom
Mushroom 1 Pound
Egg 1
Cornstarch 1 Teaspoon



1. Beat egg in a bowl. Drop in the mushroom and cornstarch.

2. Heat oil in a pan. Drop in the mushrooms one at a time and saute them well to make it crispy. Set it aside.

3. Saute onions in a pan. Add garlic and green chilies and give it a good stir. 

4. Drop in curry leaves and mix it in.

5. Throw in ginger garlic paste and saute it well, cook until the paste looses its rawness. At this point, add chili paste and mix.

6. Add chili powder and cumin powder, followed by red food color and give everything a good mix.

7. Pour some water and mix well to get the masala.

8. Finally, drop in the mushrooms. Stir to coat it well with the masala.



9. Serve with rice or naan and enjoy.


To prepare a vegan version, eliminate egg all together from the recipe and coat the mushrooms wih cornstarch and water.

Recipe Summary

Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 226Calories from Fat 149

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.2%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 531 mg22.13%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 6 g

Protein 7 g14%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet