Apart from being a mouth-watering delicacy, it is a visual delight too which will be ready in less than half an hour!


Fresh button mushrooms, half cup each of porcini/oyster mushrooms (it is optional), one small piece each of red and yellow capsicum, one tablespoon olive oil, two medium onions cut into small pieces, three cloves of crushed garlic, one tablespoon soy sauce, one tablespoon red chilli sauce, half tablespoon vinegar, half teaspoon dry thyme, salt to taste, about eight black peppercorns, few fresh basil leaves.


If using porcini and oyster mushrooms, soak in lukewarm water for 20 minutes. Drain. Wash well and set aside. Heat the oil in a large pan. Add the onions and saute over medium heat till translucent. Add the garlic and stirfry for a minute. Add the mushrooms and red and yellow capsicums and saute on high heat for three minutes. Add the soy sauce, red chilli sauce and vinegar and saute for another two minutes. Add the thyme, salt and crushed peppercorns. Remove from heat, stir in basil and serve hot.