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Kadai Mushroom Masala recipe
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Mushroom masala recipe

mushrooms cooked in dark base curry
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 packet mushrooms - sliced
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 dry red chilli - broken
  • 2 large onions - ground to paste
  • 1 1/4 tbsp ginger garlic paste
  • 1/2 large capsicum - diced
  • 2 large tomatoes - pureed
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 3/4 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp garam masala
  • 1 tbsp pepper powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves - chopped


  • Clean mushroom, slice and keep aside.
  • Heat oil, add cumin; allow it to crackle then add red chillies and fry for a minute.
  • Add onions, ginger garlic paste and saute till onions turn slightly brown.
  • 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 turmeric powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, garam masala powder and required salt - mix well and fry for few mins.
  • Add a little water if it`s very thick.
  • Add the mushroom and mix gently until well combined.
  • Simmer for 3 mins and keep covered so that the mushroom gets cooked, becomes soft and nicely blended with the gravy.
  • Once the mushroom gets soft, simmer for 2 mins then coriander leaves and switch off.