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Hot, Yummy, Tasty Masala Mushroom Curry- An authentic vegetarian main dish

This easy to cook Masala Mushroom Curry taste delicious. The gravy will give the appearance of restaurant style curry having full on flavor. Mushroom is one of the most loved and preferred veggies for vegetarian lovers. Serving this yummy dish to your family and guests will completely satisfy their taste bud.

Preparation Details

Total Time30 Minutes
Prep Time7 Minutes
Cook Time27 Minutes
Servings3 Servings
Course Type Main
Cooking DifficultyAverage

Sneak peak on the ingredients of this healthy and delicious Masala Mushroom Curry dish?

  • 1 ½ cup of properly sliced mushrooms
  • ¾th cup of cubed cut onions
  • ½ cup tomatoes properly chopped
  • ½ inch ginger
  • 2 cloves  of garlic
  • 5 to 6 cashews
  • 1 ½ tbsp oil
  • 1-2 piece of bay leaf
  • 2  piece of green cardamoms
  • 1 cinnamon stick  medium size
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • ½ tsp of garam masala
  • ½ tsp coriander powder (optional)
  • ¼ tsp  of kasuri methi
  • Salt as per taste
  • Fresh coriander leaves finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp of fresh cream

Preparing the gravy for cooking for Mushroom Curry:

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Take ¾ of cubed onions, ½ cup tomatoes, 2 garlic cloves, ½ inch ginger, and 6 cashews. Put it in a blender jar. You can blanch the onions before cutting into pieces.  Now mix them in the blender for about 2 minutes or till it forms a smooth paste. Do not add any water. Keep the gravy aside.

Cooking steps of this mouthwatering hot and spicy Mushroom Curry:

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Take 1 and a half spoon of oil in a pan and heat it.  Now saute bay leaf, cinnamon and also cardamoms. Saute till the time it sizzles. Now add the onion tomato gravy puree and keep cooking till the time mixture starts thickening. Cover the pan while cooking or mixture may splash.

Add 1/2 spoon of red chili powder, 1/2 to 1 spoon of coriander powder and 1/2 spoon of garam masala. Continue Sautéing keeping the flame low till the time mixture starts leaving the sides of the cooking pan.

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Now add the freshly chopped mushrooms. After 1 minute add salt as per taste. Saute it for about 2 to 3 mins. Add a cup of water and keep cooking till the time mushrooms become soft. If you want you can add more or less water in the pan.

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Keep the flame on till the time gravy reaches the desired consistency with adding water if required by you. Sprinkle some Kasuri methi and Cover the pan. Now switch off the flame.

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Plating to make Mushroom Masala curry ready for serving:

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Pour the dish on a serving plate or bowl.  Now garnish the dish with finely and freshly chopped coriander leaves.  Add few tbsps of cream before garnishing with coriander leaves. It will make the dish look attractive and presentable. Now serve your yummy mushroom Masala curry hot with rice or even Indian Phulka.

Tips and Tricks to enhance the taste:

  • To enhance the nutritional value of this dish you can include fresh baked green peas. Mix the peas at the last and cook for just 1 min before putting the flame off. It will give a different taste satisfying your taste buds completely

Nutritional Facts and Rating:

The tasty Mushroom Masala curry is a definite yummy dish and can be one of the main dishes you serve to your family or guests in dinner or lunch.  It will taste better with Roti. Steamed rice or Indian pulao will also go well with mushroom curry.

Use of spices is made very proportionately and so excellent nutritional content is available in it. People who are highly conscious about healthy diet will find this dish both healthy and tasty.

1 serving of the dish contents 186 kcals Calories along with fat of 15g. It also contains 240 mg of sodium, 9 g of Carbohydrates and 4 g of Dietary Fibre. Protein content in the dish is 4g and sugar 3g.

This dish is very easy to cook and also offers a perfect dish to serve in any occasion. The dish is healthy, tasty and one of the most loved dishes for both veg and non-veg lovers. Taking a note of the health factors of the dish in addition to mouth-watering taste the Mushroom Masala curry deserves a rating of 9 on 10.

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