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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
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 214kcal
Author Kanan


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


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.

Making paste:

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

Making mushroom curry recipe:

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


Calories: 214kcal | Carbohydrates: 15.5g | Protein: 7.2g | Fat: 14.8g | Saturated Fat: 2.3g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 639mg | Potassium: 616mg | Fiber: 3.2g | Sugar: 7.7g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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