Mushroom Masala for Bachelors

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Category: Festive Recipe
Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

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