Mushroom Choila Recipe with Oyster Mushroom | Mushroom Sadeko

Oyster mushroom choila

This recipe on authentic Nepali/Newari Choila recipe (Mushroom Sadeko) is the best party food to enjoy with your friends and families and it is vegan. I have prepared it with king oyster mushroom so that you can get the flavorful taste for all my vegan friends. This recipe, mushroom choila, is a typical Newari dish that consists of spiced mushrooms prepared with different ingredients which are revealed in this recipe. I hope you will enjoy making one for yourself.


7.4 oz. King Oyster Mushroom (shredded)

2 tbsp Cooking Oil + 1 tbsp Cooking Oil (for tempering)

1/4 inch Ginger (minced)

1 medium Garlic (minced)

1 medium-size Tomato (roasted)

1/2 tsp Cumin Powder

1/2 tsp Coriander Powder

1 tbsp Red Chili Flakes

1/2 tsp Red Chili Powder

1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder

1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seed

1 tbsp Lime Juice

1 tsp Kashmiri Red Chili Powder

1/2 cup Green Onion (chopped)

1/2 cup Cilantro (chopped)


  1. Shred the king oyster mushroom using a fork by pushing and dragging the fork downwards. 
  2. On a pan, heat oil over medium heat. Add shredded mushroom. Stir-fry for 12-15 minutes. Keep it aside.
  3. Crush ginger and garlic in mortar and pestle to make a paste.
  4. Roast tomato until cooked all the way inside and add to the mortar. Crush to make a sauce.
  5. Add fried mushroom and rest of the spices and mix it well.
  6. On a small pan, heat oil over high heat. Add fenugreek seed and fry until dark.
  7. Add turmeric powder and immediately remove from the heat and temper the mushroom mixture.
  8. Add green onion, cilantro, and lime juice and mix it well.
  9. Spicy king oyster mushroom choila is ready to serve as an appetizer or goes really well with beaten rice (chewra).
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