Whole Mushrooms – A Delight You Can’t Resist

Published : 02 Jun 2018, 16:29

Sahos Desk

Though there are a different version of mushroom preparation, this recipe is mind blowing that will make you desire for more.

Nowadays we all want to add nutritive value to our daily meals having low calories but we still want to make it tasty.

This simple dish gives mushrooms the credit they deserve. Fear not, this impressive subzi only looks like it takes a lot of effort, but it doesn’t. Eating it once, you will certainly desire for more!

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Cooking time: 15 minutes


Mushrooms                 250 grams

Ginger                         1” piece (chop lengthwise very fine)

Green chillies              2 (finely chopped)

Tomato puree              6 tbsp

Carom seeds              ½ tsp

Kalaunji                       ¼ tsp

Amchoor                      ½ tsp

Coriander powder        2 tsp

Red chilli powder         1/4tsp

Salt                               1 tsp

Sugar                            1 tsp

Coriander leaves          few

Olive oil                        1 tbsp


Wash mushrooms thoroughly.

Cut the tip of stem and slice it fine.

Heat olive oil in a non-stick pan.

Add carom seeds and kalaunji. Cook for two to three seconds.

Add green chillies and ginger. Stir for a minute.

Add puree and cook for two-three minutes.

Remove from fire. Add chilli powder, coriander powder, amchoor, sugar, garam masala and salt.

Turn on flame again and cook for a minute.

Add I cup water to get a smooth gravy.

Add whole mushrooms and sliced stems.

Cook for 15 to 20 minutes or till done.

Add coriander leaves and serve hot.

If you’ve never tried it (and even if you have) this subzi and roti is an unexpected pairing worth exploring.

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