Nov 9, 2011

Restaurant style Creamy Mushroom Masala

Restaurant style Creamy Mushroom Masala

A rich and creamy curry, goes well with Indian breads and Rice / Pulao.

Serves: 2 - 3

You will need

16 cashew nuts
1/4 cup (50 ml) water
1 tablespoon oil
1 onion, finely sliced or 3 tablespoons
8 garlic cloves, finely chopped
1 tomato, finely chopped or 1 tablespoon tomato puree
1 teaspoon pepper powder
1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 packet mushroom (200 g), wash and cut into desired shape and size
1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste)
1/2 cup (100 ml) water or 1 tea cup
1 teaspoon chopped coriander leaves


Soak cashew nuts in 1/4 cup (50 ml) water for one hour and make a smooth paste in a mixer.

In a pan, heat oil. Add sliced onions, chopped garlic and fry till golden color and crisp on a low to medium heat.

Add chopped tomato. Saute well for 2 - 3 minutes.

Add pepper powder, turmeric powder and mushroom pieces. Stir all the ingredients well for 2 - 3 minutes.

Add 1/2 cup (100 ml) water and salt to taste. Cover with a lid and cook on a low to medium heat for 8 - 10 minutes or it is 3/4 done and gravy slightly thickens / tomatoes well blended.

At this point, add cashew nut paste and stir well gently. Do not add extra water. Cover again and cook a low heat for 5 minutes or until the gravy thickens.

Sprinkle chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.


MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Wow!,Stunning Mushroom Curry Dear.Luks thick and Creamy.Luv it

Poornima Nair said...

Would love to try this....looks great!

Anonymous said...

Can also add fresh cream once the curry is all set.