Buttered Wild Mushrooms With Onion and Hot Chilis

20 mins (prep 5, cooking 15)
7 ingredients
6 servings
During the rainy season (May to October) in Sikkim, the lush Himalayan hills are filled with wild mushrooms, which are gathered for home use. This particular preparation was a favorite of the chogyal, the last king of Sikkim, according to his cook, Puchung Lepcha. Adapted from "Indian & Chinese Cooking from the Himalayan Rim," by Copeland Marks.

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  • 1/4 lb fresh butter
  • 1 lb fresh cultivated mushroom, sliced not too thin
  • 1 small onion, sliced into rounds (1/2 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 -4 fresh hot green chili peppers, seeded and thinly sliced (to taste)


Serving Size (96.21 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 152.15 Calories from Fat 140.31
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.59g 143.88%
Saturated Fat 9.75g 292.39%
Trans Fat 0.62g %
Cholesterol 40.63mg 81.27%
Sodium 512.89mg 128.22%
Total Carbohydrate 2.48g 4.95%
Dietary Fiber 0.76 g 18.14%
Sugars 1.51 g %
Protein 2.5g 29.96%
Vitamin A 472.31IU% Vitamin C 1.59mg%
Calcium 7.04mg% Iron 0.39mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fresh, fresh, small onion, hot green chili peppers