How to make Mushroom Methi Malai - SK Khazana -

Fast tract version of the very popular mushroom dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) (कसूरी मेथी )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Mushroom Methi Malai - SK Khazana

Mushroom Methi Malai - SK Khazana 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 : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom Methi Malai - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Button mushrooms quartered 12-16

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 3 teaspoons

  • Fresh cream 2 tablespoons

  • Cashewnut 12-15

  • Onion chopped 1 small

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Gren chillies chopped 1-2

  • Ghee 2 1/2 tablespoons

  • Caraway seeds (shahi jeera) 1/4 teaspoon

  • Cloves 2

  • Cinnamon 1/2 inch stick

  • Black peppercorns 3-4

  • Salt to taste

  • Yogurt beaten 3 tablespoons

  • Rotis to serve


Step 1

Put 10-12 cashew nuts in a blender jar, add onion, ginger-garlic paste, green chillies and ¼ cup water blend to a fine paste.

Step 2

Heat 1½ tbsps ghee in a non-stick pan, add caraway seeds, cloves, cinnamon and black peppercorns and sauté till fragrant.

Step 3

Add the cashew nut-onion paste and mix well. Cook on low heat for 4-5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 4

Meanwhile, heat remaining ghee in another non-stick pan, add button mushrooms, sprinkle a little salt and saute till all the moisture in the mushrooms evaporate.

Step 5

Break the remaining cashew nuts and add into the pan with mushrooms and mix well.

Step 6

When oil begins to leave the cashew nut mixture, add yogurt, mix well and cook, stirring continuously, for 3-4 minutes.

Step 7

Add Kasuri Methi to the mushrooms and mix well.

Step 8

Discard the cinnamon from the gravy and add it to the mushroom-methi mixture and mix well.

Step 9

Add salt and mix well. Add fresh cream, switch the heat off and mix well.

Step 10

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot with roti.

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