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Matar Mushroom  Recipe

Green peas and mushrooms cooked to a perfect gravy

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Preparation Time : 11-15 minutes

Cooking time : 26-30 minutes

Servings :

Matar Mushroom

Main Ingredients

Green peas , Mushrooms





Level Of Cooking



  • Green peas
    1 1/2 cups
  • Mushrooms
    200 grams
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Green cardamoms
  • Cinnamon
    1 inch stick
  • Onions,finely chopped
    2 large
  • Ginger paste
    1 tablespoon
  • Garlic paste
    1 tablespoon
  • Tomato puree
    1/2 cup
  • Red chilli powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Coriander powder
    1 tablespoon
  • Turmeric powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Garam masala powder
    1 teaspoon
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Cashewnut paste
    1/2 cup


Step 1

Heat oil in a kadai. Add green cardamom, cinnamon stick and onions and sauté until light golden brown. Add ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for half a minute.

Step 2

Add tomato puree, red chilli powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder and salt and sauté till oil leaves the masala.

Step 3

Add cashewnut paste dissolved in one cup of water, stir well. Add a cup of water, bring the mixture to a boil and then add green peas and mushrooms.

Step 4

Cook on high heat for seven to eight minutes or till the green peas are fully cooked. Cook on low heat for five minutes. Serve hot.

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