Mushroom curry recipe

Mushroom curry recipe – a mild flavored gravy made from onion, yogurt and few spices with sliced mushrooms in it.

Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

No tomatoes are used in this gravy unlike normal Punjabi gravies are made. So to get the touch of sour taste yogurt is used instead.

Onions are boiled first then made gravy which gives unique taste to it.

Addition of whole spices in mushroom curry makes the whole dish very aromatic.

Check out more mushroom recipes
Mushroom pulao  //  Kadai mushroom  //  Matar mushroom curry  //  Palak mushroom // Mushroom masala


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1) First blanch the mushrooms – bring around 3 cups of water to a boil, add lemon juice and salt to it. Once starts boiling, add sliced mushrooms and immediately turn off the heat. Cover with the lid and let it sit for 3-4 minutes. Then drain all the water and run under cold water to stop further cooking. Keep it aside till needed.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

2) Now to make onion paste, take onion, ginger, garlic, salt and 1 cup of water in a pan.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

3) Simmer for 15 minutes or till the onions get soften. Almost 80% of water will get evaporated. Let it cool and make smooth paste out of it.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

4) Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat. Once hot, add whole spices (bay leaf, cloves and green cardamoms) and saute for a minute or till you get nice aroma of the spices.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

5) Add prepared onion paste.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

6) Cook till all the moisture evaporated and it becomes thick.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

7) Add green chilies and ginger and garlic paste. Mix well and cook for a minute.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

8) Add red chili and garam masala.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

9) Mix in and cook for a minute.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

10) Lower the heat, add whisked yogurt and mix immediately. Also add water to make gravy consistency. Let it simmer for 5-6 minutes.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

11) Add blanched mushrooms.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

12) Mix and simmer for 2-3 minutes. If needed add water.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

13) Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve.
Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

Serving suggestion: Serve this curry with phulka roti or plain paratha, naan. It can be served with plain steamed rice, jeera rice, biryani rice or mild vegetable pulao.

Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry

Mushroom Curry Recipe | How to make Simple Mushroom Curry
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Mushroom curry recipe

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Yield 2 Servings
Author Kanan

Ingredients (1 cup = 240 ml)

To blanch mushrooms:

  • 8 oz or 2 cups Mushrooms sliced
  • 3 cups Water

To boil and grind into paste:

  • 1 medium or 1 cup Onion roughly chopped
  • 2 cloves Garlic chopped
  • ½ inch Ginger chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup Water

For mushroom curry recipe:

  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3 Cloves
  • 2 Green cardamoms
  • 1 Green chilies chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste or freshly grated
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Garam masala
  • cup Plain yogurt dahi or curd
  • ½ cup Water or as need
  • 1 tablespoon Cilantro or coriander leaves chopped finely

Instructions

Blanch the mushrooms:

  1. bring around 3 cups of water to a boil, add lemon juice and salt to it.
  2. Once starts boiling, add sliced mushrooms and immediately turn off the heat.
  3. Cover with the lid and let it sit for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Then drain all the water and run under cold water to stop further cooking. Keep it aside till needed.

Making paste:

  1. Take all the paste ingredients in a pan.
  2. Simmer for 15 minutes or till the onions get soften.
  3. Let it cool and grind into smooth paste. Keep it aside.

Making mushroom curry recipe:

  1. Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat. Once hot, add whole spices and saute for a minute.
  2. Add prepared onion paste. Cook till all the moisture evaporated and it becomes thick.
  3. Add green chilies and ginger and garlic paste. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  4. Add red chili and garam masala. Mix in and cook for a minute.
  5. Lower the heat, add whisked yogurt and mix immediately.
  6. Also add water to make gravy consistency. Let it simmer for 5-6 minutes.
  7. Add blanched mushrooms. Mix and simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  8. Finally garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Turn off the stove.

This recipe is adapted from tarla dalal’s recipes.

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