How to make Mushroom Butter Masala -

Here mushrooms replace chicken in the popular chicken butter masala.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Renjini Selvan Velayudhan.

Main Ingredients : Mushrooms (मशरूम), Butter (मक्खन )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Mushroom Butter Masala

Mushroom Butter Masala Recipe Card


Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 6

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom Butter Masala Recipe

  • Mushrooms halved 20

  • Butter 4 tablespoons

  • Cinnamon 2 Stick

  • Cloves 3

  • Green cardamoms 4

  • Onions, sliced 3 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger paste 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Tomato sliced 1 large

  • Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Kasoori methi 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Cashewnut paste 3 tablespoons

  • Sugar 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh cream 1/4 cup

  • Butter 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat three tablespoons oil in a non stick pan. Add cinnamon, cloves and cardamoms. Sauté for half minute.

Step 2

Add onions, salt and sauté till onions are soft. Add ginger paste, garlic paste and sauté for two minutes.

Step 3

Add tomato, turmeric powder, chilli powder, kasuri methi. Mix well and cook on medium heat for eight to ten minutes.

Step 4

Allow to cool and grind to a fine paste with sufficient water.

Step 5

Heat remaining oil in a non stick pan.

Step 6

Add the mushrooms, salt and cook on high heat till the moisture evaporates and mushrooms are cooked.

Step 7

Add the masala paste and half cup water. Mix well.

Step 8

Add cashew nut paste, sugar and mix. Cook on low heat for five minutes.

Step 9

Add fresh cream, butter and mix well. Serve hot.

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