Coimbatore Street Food Kaalan | Mushroom Kalan Masala
Coimbatore Street Food Kaalan is a very famous dish in Kongu District. This dish is also called as Mushroom Kalan Masala. This Kaalan masala can be found anywhere in Coimbatore also around the surrounding of Coimbatore. We use mushroom, which we say Kaalan in Tamil and cabbage. In the street food shop, they add less quantity of mushrooms and more of cabbage. Here we add both in equal quantity, mix with few masala powder and deep fry. The next step is to saute with onion red chili water and mix with this mushroom cabbage fry. At the final stage, we add a few fresh grated carrot, onions and coriander leaves. This Coimbatore Street Food Kaalan masala is served as evening snacks in the roadsides of Coimbatore. Below is the detailed recipe.
Servings Prep Time
2people 10minutes
Cook Time
Servings Prep Time
2people 10minutes
Cook Time
  • Mushroom 1/4cup
  • Cabbage 1cup
  • Onion(chopped) – 1no
  • Red chili powder – 2tsp
  • Garam masala 1tsp
  • Soya Sauce – 1/2tsp
  • Tomato sauce – 1/4tsp
  • Carrot(grated) – 1/4cup
  • Salt 1tsp
  • Water 2cup
  • Oil(for deep fry) – 1cup
  • Coriander leaves – 1tsp
  • maida and corn flour – 1tbsp each
  1. Chop mushroom and keep aside
  2. Now chop cabbage and mix all masala powder, maida, corn flour and soya sauce and tomato sauce
  3. Mix same masala with mushroom and keep aside
  4. Deep fry the cabbage mixture and allow to cool
  5. Deep fry the mushroom like same and keep aside
  6. In same pan drain oil and add 1 tsp oil hot oil and saute onion
  7. Now add all spices powder here too and saute well
  8. Now add 2 cups water and bring to boil
  9. Now add both mushroom and cabbage fry mix well and smash well with spatula
  10. Cook till the water drains and stir one to two times in the mean time
  11. Now Mushroom Kalan Masala is ready to serve.
Recipe Notes

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