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Mushroom matar masala

Today i have for you all ” Mushroom Matar Masala Recipe ”  that’s fancy,delicious yet simple and quick.The end result would taste just like you would get in restaurants.A perfect kid friendly as well crowd pleaser . Fresh mushroom and peas are  simmered in onion tomato base along with few other spices to make this lipsmacking mushoom matar masala . One can enjoy this curry along with roti , kulcha, naan ,phulka , jeera rice etc. Pair it up with any of these .. i am sure you will enjoy this mushroom curry ….

Mushroom matar masala

Mushroom in spite of being a very healthy veggie is banned in many Indian houses for some reasons. Growing up i had never eaten mushroom. Even after marriage i had never experimented with this veggie. It started entering my kitchen only I guess from last 2-3 after my daughter said:” Amma .. I love mushrooms.. why don’t you buy it ? “. From then started my google research’s for few simple mushroom recipes, my trials, flops and finally successes. And now I can say I know a few yummy mushroom dishes. I have shared before Cream of mushroom soup , Mushroom pepper masala , Mushroom tikka and today this mushroom matar masala. Over time I will share some more…

matar mushroom

So are you ready to jot down the Mushroom matar masala recipe with step by step pics.. here you go ..

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Mushroom matar masala


Smitha Kalluraya
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian


  • 200 gm Button mushrooms, chopped into big peices
  • 100 gm green peas, fresh / frozen
  • 3-4 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds Jeera
  • 1 Bay leaf / Tej patta
  • 1-2 tsp cream, optional
  • Salt to taste
  • Coriander leaves, to garnish

to saute and grind

  • 1 medium size onion, Chopped
  • 1 medium size tomato, Chopped
  • 1 inch Ginger
  • 7-8 flakes Garlic

Dry masala / spice powders

  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric / Haldi powder  
  • 1/4 tsp Roasted Cumin powder / Jeera powder
  • 1/2 tsp Coriander powder / Dhania powder
  • 3/4 tsp Red chilli powder, As required
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala powder
  • 1/2 tsp Kasoori methi


  • Add a tsp of oil and add sliced onion , ginger , garlic and green chillies to a pan . Saute till onion turns translucent . Next add tomatoes little salt and continue saute ing till tomatoes turn mushy .
  • Cool down and grind it a fine paste.
  • Heat butter / oil in the same pan / kadai .Add cumin seeds and bay leaf. Let cumin seeds splutter.
  • Add turmeric , red chilli powder , dhania powder and jeera powder to the hot oil . Saute for 1-2 mins . This enhances the color of the gravy .
  • Add fresh or frozen peas . Saute for 2-3 mins on medium flame .
  • Add blended tomato onion masala and mix well . Saute for 1 min and cover and cook the masala for 2-3 mins stirring in between on a low flame
  • Add diced mushroom and salt to taste .Combine everything . Cover the pan and cook on low flame for 4-5 mins . Stir in between .
  • After 4-5 mins , you will observe that mushrooms are cooked ( they usually cook quickly ) . If you like semi liquid curry , you can stop at this stage . Add garam masala , chopped coriander etc and serve. However if you like gravy .. add around 1/2 cup water . mix well . Allow to boil well .
  • At this stage add garam masala powdwer , kasoori methi . mix
  • Finally finish the mushroom matar masala by adding a tsp of cream and garnish with chopped coriander leaves
  • Enjoy mushroom matar masala with chapathi / roti / kulcha/ naan jeera rice etc
    mushroom matar curry


  • Don't fry mushroom in oil before itself . If we do so .. mushroom will start leaving water and the curry wont taste good.
  • If you want you can add little cashew / almond paste to make it more rich
  • This curry can be served gravy typ e/ semi gravy type . Its your choice .

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