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Kadai Mushroom Masala

Kadai Mushroom Masala is a popular Indian Side Dish
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Serves 4


1 cup - cleaned mushroom, chopped

1 - capsicum, chopped

1 - onion, chopped fine

Tomato puree, from 3 Tomatoes

1 tsp - cumin

1/2 tsp - Red Chilli powder

1/2 tsp - coriander powder

1 tsp - Garam Masala powder

1 tbsp - Ginger Garlic paste

1/2 tsp - kasuri methi/dried Fenugreek leaves

2 to 3 tsp - oil

1 - Red Chillies

2 tsp - coriander leaves, chopped finely

salt to taste


  1. Clean mushroom, slice and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil, add cumin. Allow it to crackle, then add red chillies and fry for a minute.
  3. Add onions, ginger garlic paste and saute till onions turn slightly brown.
  4. Next add the capsicum, saute well - but retain its crunchiness.
  5. Then add the tomato puree and fry for 3 - 4 mins till the raw smell disappears.
  6. Then add the chilli, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and salt - mix well and fry for few mins.
  7. Add a little water if it's very thick.
  8. Add the mushroom and mix gently until well combined.
  9. Simmer for 3 mins and keep the dish covered so that the mushroom gets cooked, becomes soft and is blended with the gravy.
  10. Once the mushroom gets soft, simmer for 2 mins, then add kasoori methi, coriander leaves.
  11. Goes well with chapattis or even plain rice and dal.
  12. Recipe and Image courtesy: Sharmis Passions
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