Matar Mushroom Recipe - Green peas and mushrooms cooked to a perfect gravy

This recipe is from the book Khazana of Indian Recipes.

Main Ingredients : Green peas , Mushrooms

Cuisine : Punjabi

Course : Main Course_Veg

Matar Mushroom

Matar Mushroom Recipe - How to make Matar Mushroom


Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve :

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Green peas 1 1/2 cups

  • Mushrooms 200 grams

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • 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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