Khumbh Hara Dhania

Mushrooms cooked with fresh coriander leaves. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Khumbh Hara Dhania
Main Ingredients Fresh button mushrooms, Fresh coriander leaves
Cuisine Indian
Course Main Course Vegetarian
Prep Time 16-20 minutes
Cook time 11-15 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Khumbh Hara Dhania

  • 600 grams Fresh button mushrooms trimmed
  • 1 cup + a few sprigs for garnish Fresh coriander leaves
  • 4 1/2 cups Water
  • 2 Ginger 1 inch pieces
  • 15-20 Garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 7-8 Cloves
  • 2 1 inch sticks Cinnamon
  • 5-6 Green cardamoms
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 3/4 cup Boiled onion paste
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1/4 cup Melon seeds (magaz) paste
  • 1/2 cup Cashewnut paste
  • 1/2 cup Yogurt whisked
  • to taste Salt
  • a pinch Mace powder


  1. Quarter big mushrooms and halve the small ones. Heat 4 cups water in a deep non stick pan, add mushrooms and blanch them for 3-4 minutes. Meanwhile cut 1 inch ginger into thin strips for garnish. Chop 1 inch ginger and also the garlic cloves. Chop 1 cup coriander leaves. Drain the mushrooms and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in the same pan. Add cloves, cinnamon, green cardamoms, bay leaf and sauté for ½ minute. Add boiled onion paste and sauté. Chop green chillies. Add garlic, ginger and green chillies to onion sautéing in the pan and mix. Sauté till lightly coloured. Add turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder and mix and continue to sauté. Add melon paste and cashewnut paste and mix.
  3. Sauté for a minute more. Add mushrooms and yogurt and mix well. Add ½ cup water, salt and mace powder and mix. Add coriander leaves and cook till fat surfaces. Serve hot garnished with ginger strips and coriander leaves.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1234
Carbohydrates 59.4
Protein 48.8
Fat 84.9
Other Fiber Iron- 16.5mg