Greek Recipes

Greek and Cypriot recipes

Manitaria Afelia (Mushrooms in Wine Sauce)


  • 1 kilo of mushrooms
  • 1/2 a cup of butter or olive oil
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 1/2 a cup of red dry wine
  • 1/2 a cup of water
  • 1 tsp of crushed coriander seeds
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Mushrooms in Wine Sauce) Over Mash Potatoes

Mushrooms in Wine Sauce) Over Mash Potatoes


  • Wash the mushrooms, cut in quarters or slices and boil for a few minutes until soft.
  • Cut the onions in half, put the flat side on the board and slice.
  • Heat the oil or butter and fry the onions until translucent.
  • Drain the mushrooms and add to the pan with the onions to cook all together.
  • Add the crushed coriander, salt and pepper to taste, and red wine.
  • Bring to boil.
  • Add half a cup of water, cover the pan and simmer for about an hour on low heat.
  • Stir occasionally and when the sauce becomes thick, Manitaria Afelia is ready.
  • Remove from the heat, place in a platter and serve.
  • Garnish with some finely chopped parsley.
  • Manitaria Afelia (Mushrooms in Wine Sauce) can be served as an Appetizer, over a Steak, a bed of rice, with Mash Potatoes, or even as a side dish.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *