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Mushroom Masala for Bachelors Recipe

Mushroom Masala for Bachelors is a popular Indian Side Dish
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Bachelor Recipe
Course :
Side Dish Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Saute Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 2
Rated 3 based on 100 votes


  • 7 - Mushroom
  • 1/2 medium finely chopped - Onion
  • 1 - pureed Tomato
  • 1/4 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • 1/2 tsp - dhania/coriander powder (coarsely ground at home, you can also use the regular ones)
  • 1/4 tsp - Garam Masala
  • 1 tsp - kasuri methi/dry Fenugreek leaves
  • 1 tbsp - Cream + 1 tsp for garnishing
  • Salt - to taste
  • 1 tbsp - oil (olive oil/vegetable oil) ( you can replace a portion of oil with some unsalted butter)
  • How to Make Mushroom Masala for Bachelors:

    1. In a kadai, add 1.5 tbsp oil.
    2. Wash mushroom and soak in water for a couple of minutes.
    3. Add some salt, it helps to clean them.
    4. Add 1/4 tsp cumin seeds/jeera when the oil is hot.
    5. Now add finely chopped onions and saute for 6 minutes on a medium flame or until it turns golden brown and shrinks.
    6. As you fry onion, add 1/4 tsp of turmeric powder.
    7. Add finely ground ginger-garlic paste and saute for next two minutes so that the raw smell of ginger/garlic disappears.
    8. Add tomato puree.
    9. From now on the entire cooking should be done on a low flame.
    10. After 3 minutes add 1 tsp of chilli powder, salt, 1/2 tsp of cumin powder and 1 tsp coriander powder.
    11. Mix well and cook for next 3 minutes.
    12. Then add 1/4 cup of water and cook for 3 more minutes.
    13. Then add chopped mushroom and cook for 10 minutes.
    14. Add 1/4 cup of water if you want it of gravy consistency.
    15. Add 1/4 tsp of garam masala and cook for another 10 minutes.
    16. Add crushed kasuri methi, cream and stir.
    17. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and some cream.
    18. Serve hot with rotis, naan, phulkas or even with steamed rice or jeera rice.
    19. Recipe courtesy: Food for 7 Stages of Life


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