How to make Mushroom malaidar -

A rich creamy curry of mushrooms fit for a king.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is contributed by Member Avneet Oberoi.

Main Ingredients : Mushrooms (मशरूम), Fresh Crewam

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

Mushroom malaidar

Mushroom malaidar 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 : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mushroom malaidar Recipe

  • Mushrooms 500 grams

  • Fresh Crewam 1/2 cup

  • Yogurt 1/2 cup

  • Coriander powder 1 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Onion chopped 2 medium

  • Ginger paste 2 teaspoons

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Black pepper powder 2 teaspoons

  • Tomato puree 1 1/2 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Cashewnut paste 1/2 cup

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Honey 1 tablespoon

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Remove stalks of the mushrooms, clean and boil until three fourth cooked. Drain and set aside.

Step 2

Take yogurt in a bowl and whisk with coriander powder, red chilli powder and turmeric powder.

Step 3

Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and when they begin to change color add onions and sauté until translucent.

Step 4

Add ginger paste and garlic paste and sauté for five minutes. Add black pepper powder and sauté for two minutes.

Step 5

Add mushrooms and continue to sauté for five minutes. Add the yogurt mixture and cook till oil surfaces.

Step 6

Add tomato puree and salt and sauté till oil surfaces again.

Step 7

Add two and a half cups of water and bring to a boil, reduce heat and add cashew nut paste Cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, for eight to ten minutes.

Step 8

Sprinkle garam masala powder and mix. Add honey and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 9

Adjust the seasoning. Add fresh cream and further cook for five minutes.

Step 10

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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