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22 February, 2016

Mushroom and Paneer Masala Recipe

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About Recipe

Mushroom and paneer is a delicious combination together. If you like mushoom and paneer then surely you will like this recipe. This mushroom -paneer masala recipe goes well with any chapathi, paratha, puri and dal-rice combo.

Date- 10.2.2016

Preparation time – 15 mins

Cooking time – 30 mins

Recipe type – main

serve – 3





Measuring cup used, 1cup = 220 ml


Mushroom – 200 g (cut into slices)

Paneer – 150 g (cut into small cubes)

Onion- 3 medium (finely chopped)

Green chilly – 1 (chopped)

Ginger-garlic – 1 tbsp (crushed or paste)

Tomato – 2 medium (finely chopped)

Kala jeera/shah jeera – ½ tsp

Red chilly powder – 1 tsp

Kashmiri red chilly powder – ¼ tsp (for color)

Turmeric – ½ tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Garam masala powder – 1 tsp

Malai/cream – 2 tsp (optional)

Cooking oil – 3 tbsp

Salt – as per taste

Coriander leaves – for garnishing


Cut paneer into cubes. Rinse and cut mushroom into slices. Keep aside.

Heat oil in kadai and add shah jeera, let splutter.

Add finely chopped onion and green chilly, saute till translucent.

Add ginger-garlic (paste or crushed ), fry till raw smell goes off.

Add red chilly, kashmiri red chilly, turmeric, coriander and garam masala powder.

Stir well.

Add finely chopped tomato and cook till tomato gets mushy.

Add cream /malai, saute for few seconds.

Add sliced mushroom and salt.

Stir well, cover with the lid and cook mushroom over simmer for about 3 min. (mushroom takes very less time to cook so do not cook more than 3 min)

After 3 min open lid and add paneer cubes mix well. (if you want toss paneer in 1 or 2 tsp of butter and add)

Add coriander leaves, mix and switch off the flame.


If you want to add  more flavor add kasuri methi.

If you do not have black jeera add cumin seeds.

If you want this recipe little gravy type add 3-4 tbsp of water.


In Short


Cut paneer in cubes and sliced the mushroom


Heat oil, add kala jeera, let splutter


Add finely chopped onion and green chili


Saute till translucent


Add ginger- garlic paste or crushed, fry till raw smell goes off


Add red chilly, turmeric, coriander and garam masala powder, fry once


Add finely chopped tomato


Saute till tomato gets soft


Add cream or malai, stir well


Add mushroom, stir


Put lid and cook mushroom for 2-3 mins over simmer


After 2-3 min


Add paneer cubes, stir well


Add coriander leaves and turn off the flame


Mushroom – paneer masala is ready



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