How to make Dahiwale Babycorn and Mushroom -

Babycorns and button mushrooms cooked in spicy yogurt gravy.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Babycorns (बेबी कॉर्न), Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Dahiwale Babycorn and Mushroom

Dahiwale Babycorn and Mushroom Recipe Card


Hindi: makai
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Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Dahiwale Babycorn and Mushroom Recipe

  • Babycorns cut into 1 inch pieces 12-15

  • Button mushrooms halved 250 grams

  • Yogurt whisked 1 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Green cardamoms 5

  • Black cardamom 1

  • Cloves 5

  • Cinnamon 2 inch sticks

  • Bay leaf 1

  • Boiled onion paste 1 cup

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tablespoons

  • Green chillies chopped 4

  • Coriander powder ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Cashewnut paste 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnishing


Step 1

Blanch babycorn and mushrooms in boiling water for 2 minutes. Strain and set aside.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick kadai. Add green cardamoms, black cardamom, cloves, cinnamon and bay leaf and sauté on medium heat till fragrant.

Step 3

Add onion paste and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Add ginger-garlic paste and sauté till the oil separates.

Step 4

Add green chillies and sauté for 30 seconds. Add coriander powder, mix well and sauté for 30 seconds.

Step 5

Remove the pan from heat, add yogurt and salt. Mix well and place the pan on heat.

Step 6

Add 2 cups water, stir and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer till the fat surfaces. Add cashewnut paste, mix and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Step 7

Add blanched babycorn and mushrooms, mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 8

Garnish with coriander sprigs and serve hot.

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