Mushroom Matar Masala🍄
This is the easiest recipe one can make. Its restaurant quality dish and tastes really amazing! Mushrooms are easily available in the market and my dad loves them so i make them often.
Mustard oil - 3 tbsp
Cinnamon stick - 1
Cloves (Laung) - 4
Cumin seeds (Jeera) - 1 tsp
Curry leaves - 1 spring (10-15 leaves)
Cashews - 8-10 chopped
Onions - 2 big finely chopped
Salt to taste
Coriander powder - 1 tbsp
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp (to taste)
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Gram flour (Besan) - 3-4 tbsp
Peas - 1/4 cup
Yogurt (Curd) - 1/2 cup
Fresh cream or Malai - 2 tbsp
Tomatoes - 3 large finely chopped
Capsicum - 1 big thinly sliced
Mushrooms - 250gms sliced
Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp finely chopped
Ginger garlic paste - 1 tbsp
Water - as per consistency required
Do not add too much curd otherwise your sabji will taste sour. Do not add too much besan also because it will make sabji thick and not of a good consistency.
You can chop mushrooms however you like.
Replace mushrooms with paneer, boiled potatoes or boiled cauliflowers. All of them taste really well.
Its important that you make this in mustard oil for an amazing flavour and aroma.
Take a nonstick pan and on a high flame add mustard oil in it. Wait until a little smoke starts coming from it. Now add cinnamon, cloves, cumin seeds, curry leaves and cashews into it. Cook on a medium flame.
Now add onions and salt into it. Cook it until onions are golden.
Now add all powdered spices -coriander, chilly, turmeric and garam masala. Mix it and add besan. Add peas and 1 tbsp water. Cook it for 1 min.
Turn off the flame and add curd and malai and mix it for 2 mins. It should be of this consistency.
Now turn on the flame again and add tomatoes and coriander. Cover and cook until tomatoes are a little mushy and soft.
Add your sliced capsicum and cook them for 1 min. Add mushrooms and mix them well until the masala covers all mushrooms.
Add l water and adjust the consistency according to your requiremen. Cover with a lid and cook for 3-4 mins. Taste and adjust the salt and spices accordingly.
Serve it with rice , tandoori roti or phulkas.