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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




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


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.


Adding water is optional.

You can use frozen peas too.

In Short




Add onion saute till translucent


Add ginger-garlic, saute till raw smell goes


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


Add tomato and green chili


Saute till tomato gets soft


Add malai or cashew paste, mix well


Add matar


Add mushroom


Add salt


Stir well


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


Add kasuri methi


Add little water


Again cover with the lid and cook for a minute


add coriander leaves, mix well


Matar-Mushroom masala is ready




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