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17 October 2013

MUSHROOM MAKHANI | MUSHROOM BUTTER MASALA

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Mushroom Makhani


Vegan Mushroom Makhani recipe
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes
Serves: 2 to 3
Ingredients
  1. Mushroom,sliced-250 gms
  2. Cashew nuts-8 to 10 nos
  3. Cumin seeds-1/8 tsp
  4. Onion,sliced-1.5 cup
  5. Ginger,finely chopped-1 tsp
  6. Garlic,finely chopped-1 tsp
  7. Kashmiri chili powder-1 to 1.5 tsp
  8. Turmeric powder-1/2 tsp
  9. Coriander powder-1 tsp
  10. Garam masala-3/4 tsp
  11. Tomato,chopped-1/2 cup
  12. Kasuri methi/ dry fenugreek leaves-2 generous pinch
  13. Water-as required
  14. Butter-as required(vegan option -use vegan butter)
  15. Oil-as required
  16. Salt-to taste
Directions
  • Soak cashew nuts in water for about 20 minutes.Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan,add cumin seeds and let it splutter.Add onion,ginger and garlic.Saute until it turns golden brown ,over medium low flame.(Onion should get caramelized,you can add salt to speed up the process)
  • Now add kashmiri chili powder,turmeric powder,coriander powder,garam masala and 2 to 3 tbsp of  water.Cook for about 2 to 3 minutes ,stirring continuously, until the masala leaves the sides of the pan.
  • Add chopped tomato and cook until it turns mushy.Allow this to cool slightly.Add drained,soaked cashew nuts to this masala and grind to form a smooth paste.Keep aside.
  • In the same pan,heat oil/butter add sliced mushrooms and salt.Cook ,stirring occasionally,until the mushrooms have released their water and are golden brown. 
  • Add the prepared masala paste and required amount of water ( i used about 1.5 cups of water).Add more salt ,if required.
  • Mix well and cook for about 8 to 10 minutes over medium low flame,stirring well in between.
  • Add kasuri methi and mix well.Cook for a minute or two.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and serve.Garnish with ginger juliennes,if desired.
  • Serve with roti or rice

    Notes:
    • Add a tsp of butter ,just before serving ,if desired.
    • For a better flavor,you can add 2 to 3 tbsp of fresh cream ,while adding kasuri methi ,if desired.


12 comments:

  1. Oh my god! My fav dish ever....lipsmacking recipe as well..gotta try this one of these days.

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  2. Its really a mouth watering recipe.Yummy with na an.

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  3. Looks so rich and delicious. Would be perfect for some naans

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  4. looks so yummy, nice presentation.

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  5. delicious and rich masala...awesome clicks..

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  6. Creamy and delicious mushroom makhani.

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  7. I don't see an amount for the mushrooms. How much should be used? Also, are you supposed to grind the cashew and masala on their own and THEN add to the rest? I was a little confused by the wording of the steps. Thanks!

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    1. Sorry !! I have updated the recipe...and regarding cashew nuts,grind it along with the masala....do let me know how u like it...k
      Regards
      Vidya

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  8. Thanks for Sharing. Excellent Tips to prepare Mushroom Curry. I will try this Curry in this week-end. I bookmarked your link. Will keep in touch. Please read on more curry related to Mushroom Kasoori Methi

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