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Sri Lankan Mushroom Stir-Fry Recipe

Sri Lankan Mushroom Stir-fry recipe

Sri Lankan Mushroom stir fry is a simple delicious and spicy vegetarian dish that is suitable as a side with plain rice.Cooked with Oyster mushroom and it is a spicy stir-fry.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Sri Lankan
Servings 4
Calories 28 kcal


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  • 1 pct Oyster mushroom
  • 1 no onion Medium sized
  • 3 no Green chillies
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 piece Rampe (Pandan leaf)
  • 1/4 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 1 piece cinnamon stick
  • 1 tbsp Cooking oil to fry
  • Salt As per taste


Step 1: Preparation

  • Wash mushroom and drain water.
    Squeeze the water from mushroom.
    Then split mushroom in to slices lengthwise.
    Keep aside.
    Slice onion and Split green chilies lengthwise.
    Keep aside.

Step 2: Cooking the stir fry

  • Heat about 1-2 tbspn oil in a frying pan.
    When oil is hot Add mustard seeds .Allow spluttering.
    When mustard seeds starts popping up, add onions.
    Fry few minutes until the onion starts emitting aroma.
    At this stage, add curry leaves, rampe and green chilies.
    Mix well and stir fry for another few seconds.
    When onion mix is tender, add turmeric powder to the stir-fry and mix well.
    Finally add chili flakes to the stir-fry and mix well.

Step 3 : Adding mushroom and Final step

  • Add mushroom pieces to this mix. Mix well until all the ingredients combine well.
    Add salt as per taste.
    Mix well.
    Cover and cook for another few seconds until mushroom absorbs all flavours of ingredients.
    When mushroom changes its colour mix the stir fry.
    Check for salt and remove from the heat.
    A delicious Sri Lankan mushroom stir fry dish is ready to serve with plain rice.


When you cook oyster mushroom be sure to squeeze the water. With this step you can achieve the best flavourful mushroom stir fry with all spices inside it.
Instead of cutting mushroom into pieces I prefer to split it lengthwise. There is a difference in taste. It is flavourful!
Keyword mushroom, Oyster, spicy, Sri Lankan Recipes, stir-fry