kadai mushroom masala

November 5, 2012

a simple, fast, and healthy weeknight recipe from sharmis passions

Mushroom – 1 cup chopped
Capsicum / hot pepper- 1 chopped
Onion – 1 chopped finely
Tomato puree – from 3 tomatoes
Jeera / cumin – 1 tsp
Red chilli powder – 1/2 tsp
Coriander powder – 1/2 tsp
Garam masala powder – 1 tsp
Ginger garlic paste – 1 tbsp
Kasuri methi / Dried fenugreek leaves – 1/2 tsp
Oil – 2 to 3 tsp
Red Chillies – 1
Coriander leaves – 2 tsp chopped finely
Salt- to taste

1. Wash and slice mushrooms and set aside. Heat oil, add jeera allow it to crackle then add red chillies and fry for a minute. Add onions, ginger garlic paste and saute till onions turn slightly browned.

2.Next add the capsicum, saute well retaining its crunchiness.Then add the tomato puree and fry for 3-4 mins till raw smell leaves. Then add the chilli, turmeric, red chilli powder, coriander powder ,garam masala powder and salt. Fry for few mins.

3.Add little water if its very thick. Add the mushroom and mix gently until well combined.

4.Simmer for 3 mins and keep closed so that the mushroom gets cooked, becomes soft and nicely blended with the gravy. Once the mushroom gets soft, add kasoori methi and coriander leaves and immediately turn off heat.


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