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6 January, 2016

Matar Mushroom Masala

Posted in : Mushroom recipes, north indian curry, Veg Gravy on by : nrdubey Tags: , ,

 

Date – 29.12.2015

About Recipe

Mater and mushroom goes well with many veggies. Today I am sharing matar mushroom masala cooked in spicy onion – tomato gravy richen with malai. Served with chapati, paratha, naan and pulao. In winter season I like to make mushroom with matar in this way. So lets see who to make matar – mushroom masala.

Recipe type – main

Cuisine – north indian

Serve – 2-3

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Ingredients

Mushroom – 1 packet or 200 g (Thick slice cut)

Matar/green peas – ½ cup

Onion – 1 medium (finely chopped)

Ginger-garlic – 1 tsp to 1 ½ tsp (crushed or paste)

Tomato – 1-2 medium (finely chopped)

Jeera /cumin – ½ tsp

Red chili powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric – ½ tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Garam masala powder – ½ tsp

Malai /cream – 2 tsp OR cashew paste – 2 tsp

Kasuri methi /dry fenugreek leaves – 1 tsp

Salt – as per taste

Oil – 2 tbsp

Water – 2 tbsp

Fresh coriander – for garnishing

Method

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin/jeera let it crackle.

Add finely chopped onion, saute till translucent.

Now add ginger-garlic (paste or crushed), fry till the raw smell goes.

Now add the spice powder- red chili, turmeric and coriander powder, fry for few seconds.

Now add finely chopped tomato and salt, saute till tomato get bit soft.

Add malai/cream OR cashew paste, saute for few seconds.

Now add mushroom and matar, mix well. Cover the pan with the lid and cook for 3-4 mins in low-medium

flame. Add garam masala and 2 to 3 tbsp of water (adding water in optional). Cook for a minute.

Garnish with Fresh coriander leaves.

Matar – mushroom masala is ready, serve hot with naan, paratha or chapati.

Tips

Adding water is optional.

You can use frozen peas too.

In Short

 

 

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Add onion saute till translucent

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Add ginger-garlic, saute till raw smell goes

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Add red chilly, coriander and  turmeric  powder, saute for few seconds

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Add tomato and green chili

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Saute till tomato gets soft

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Add malai or cashew paste, mix well

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Add matar

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Add mushroom

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Add salt

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Stir well

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Cover with the lid and cook for 3-4 mins on low – medium flame

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Add kasuri methi

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Add little water

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Again cover with the lid and cook for a minute

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add coriander leaves, mix well

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Matar-Mushroom masala is ready

 

 

 

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