Button Mushrooms -250 gms
Onion - 1 chopped
Green chillies -5
Turmeric powder -1/4 tsp
Cinnamon -1/2 " stick
Garlic - 5 pods
Ginger - 1 tbspn(chopped)
Fried Gram dal / Pottukadalai powder - 1 cup
Fennel seeds -1 tsp
Grated coconut -1/3 cup
Salt - To taste
Oil -For deep fry + 1 tbsp
*Clean the mushroom and chop them,keep it aside.
*Heat a pan,add the chopped mushroom,cook in medium flame.The mushroom will leaves out all the water,now increase the flame and cook the mushroom until dry.Keep it aside and let it cool.
*Heat 1 Tbsp oil in a pan add the cloves+cinnamon+cardamom,then add the garlic pods+ginger+green chillies+onion one by one.Saute it well .once the onion turns transculent switch off the flame and let it cool.
*First grind cooked mushroom to a coarse paste.Then add the cooled onion mixture+coconut+fennel seeds .Again grind it to a smooth paste.
*Transfer the mixture a bowl add the Turmeric powder+Salt+Pottukadalai powder.Mix it well.Divide the mixture into a equal balls.
*Heat oil in a kadai,drop the balls in hot oil.Let it cook in medium flame for 2-3 mins.Now turn into other sides so that they cooked evenly.When they are crispy and golden brown drain from the oil .
*Serve hot with Ketchup / Green chutney
*Dont add water while grinding else the urundai will start to absorbs excess oil and will be soggy.