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Mushroom Masala – Indian accompaniment under 20 mins

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Mushroom MasalaQuick and Easy Recipe is this Mushroom Masala. Anybody can prepare it in a blink of an eye. Still tastes FANTASTIC with a very special garlic seasoning and herb seasoning. Mushroom + Garlic + Peppercorn is a match made in heaven. I love to have this curry with any Indian flat bread.






Serves – 2
Preparation time – 5 mins
Cooking time – 15 mins

  • Mushrooms (sliced thick) – 250 gms
  • Tomato Puree – 1/2 Cup
  • Onion (finely Chopped) – 1 medium
  • Coriander Powder – 2 tsp
  • Green Chillies (Slit) – 4 no or to taste
  • Salt – to taste
  • Cumin Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Curry Leaves – 1 Sprig
  • Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
  • Garam Masala Powder – 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 2 tsp or to taste
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Oil – 3 Tbsp
  • Capsicum (Cubed) – 1 medium
  • Cilantro (Chopped) – 2 Tbsp
  • Ginger Garlic Paste – 2 tsp
  • Lemon Juice – to taste
  • Black Peppercorns (Crushed) – to taste
  • Garlic Cloves (Chopped) – 3 big
  • Butter – 1 Tbsp
  • Curry leaves – 4 no


  1. In a pan heat the oil.
  2. Add Mustard Seeds and wait till they pop.
  3. Add Cumin Seeds, Curry Leaves, green chillies, turmeric powder, onions, ginger and garlic paste, salt.
  4. Allow to cook till onion and ginger garlic paste are nicely cooked and they are soft.
  5. Add in Cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, capsicum, mushrooms, tomato puree, salt.
  6. Cover and cook till mushrooms and peppers are soft and cooked.
  7. Keep the pan on low heat and let the curry simmer while preparing the special seasoning.

For Special Garlic and Herb Seasoning:

  1. In a separate pan, heat butter, add green chillies, garlic, pepper powder, cilantro, curry leaves, salt and fry till garlic is just tender. Do not brown the garlic.
  2. Add this tadka on top of the simmering curry and check for seasoning.
  3. Turn Off the heat and sprinkle some lemon juice and cilantro while serving.
  4. Serve it hot with rotis or any other Indian flat bread
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  1. mark

    Awesome mushroom recipe, do you have recipe for Madras curry.

    1. admin

      Thank you, will try to post that soon.

  2. Shwe

    I tried this recipe and came out very well. Loved it very much. Used ghee instead of butter though, but it was awesome. Thanks for the recipe.

  3. Manorama Moss

    Mushroom recipe was just what I was looking for. Thank you.

  4. Surya

    Tried your recipe today with little variations it came out really well..Please do post some more recipes with mushroom. Thanks a lot.

    1. admin

      That’s nice :) Sure, will post some more recipes using Mushrooms.

  5. Isha


    I tried your recipe and it came out super awesome. Beautiful looking and made my taste buds happy :) my husband found it little spicy but I loved it! Simple and quick..I will surely prepare it when I have some guests at home next time..


    1. admin

      That’s nice.. Glad you liked it :)

  6. rmsp

    ur receipe is simple and excellent mam
    Pls send me receipe link how to prepare Mushroom Manjuri, Malai Koftha ,Mushrrom Soup

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