Mushroom Curry

The recipe of mushroom curry is a wonderful vegetarian recipe which is a spicy, hot and delicious alternative for a non vegetarian curry dish. Its not only delicious but could be added in your healthy diet.

Mushrooms are of different kind and shape. Its better to use the button mushroom in this recipe as it can be easily cooked. There are lots of recipe for mushroom. Some are prepared simply with vinegar or oyster sauce. But this particular recipe of mushroom curry is very easy to make and liked by all.

Ingredients

  • 150 g button mushroom
  • ¼ tablespoon cumin Seeds
  • ¼ tablespoon mustard Seeds
  • I big bell pepper ( nicely cut into long pieces)
  • 2-3 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2 tablespoons ginger paste
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 inch cinnamon stick
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 3 Green Chilies ( chopped)
  • 1 cup Cashew nuts
  • 2 mint leaves
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 tablespoons coriander Leaves(chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Black pepper powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped coriander leaves
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • Salt to taste

Cooking time: 20 minutes.

Method

Cut mushroom into slices. Grind cinnamon, fennel seeds & clove to fine powder in a mixer. Keep it aside for adding as spices into this dish. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add Mustard and cumin seeds together and let it sputter. Add chopped onions after that. Sauté it for few minutes until it turns translucent. Add bell pepper or capsicum.

Stir fry for another couple of minutes. Now add the ground spices which we have prepared earlier& fry for a minute in low flame. Add ginger, chopped tomatoes & continue to fry till oil separates from it. Then add black pepper powder, turmeric powder & mix well. At this stage add mushrooms & 1/4 cup of water, salt & mix well. Close the lid of the pan & let it cook in simmer.

Uncover when mushrooms are cooked & keep stirring for few minutes till all the water evaporates & when it comes in the form of thick gravy type. For making the mushroom more gorgeous and creamy we can add the cashew paste which we can prepare by grinding them with little water . Mix the paste into the gravy. It really adds the extra taste to this recipe. Finally garnish with chopped coriander and mint leaves.

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