Oct 18, 2011

Kumbh ( Mushroom ) Masala


Mushrooms - 300 gms
Onion- 1 sliced into thin long pieces
Tomato puree - 1/2 small cup 
Ginger -Garlic paste - 2 tsps
Cashewnuts - 3
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Garam masala - 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 1"
Cardamom - 2 pods
Cloves - 2
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves - for garnishing
Green chillies - 2 ( slit lengthwise ) - ( Optional )
Oil- 1 tbsp
Salt - to taste

Method :

Clean, wash and slice the mushrooms and keep aside.
Soak cashewnuts in lukewarm water for 15 minutes and then grind into a smooth paste.
Take a pan and heat oil.Add sliced onion and saute till they become transparent.Remove from heat and allow it to cool for sometime.Then make a paste and keep aside.
Then heat the same pan with remaining oil.Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, cardamom and cloves.When they start to crackle add the onion paste and green chillies .Saute for 2 mins, add tomato puree and again saute till the oil separates from the mixture.Then add cashewnut paste ,ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell disappears.Add chilli powder, coriander powder and turmeric powder, saute for a min.Now add sliced mushrooms, salt to taste and garam masala powder.Combine evenly and cover with a lid.Cook on low flame till the mushrooms become tender.Finally garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with rotis / chapatis.


Anonymous said...

Ideal north indian dish.Will add to my collection of recipes.

Unknown said...

thanks for ur comment. hope that u will visit , join and give comments in my blog in future too.

Shwetha Shenoy.

Alpana said...

NIce preparation Dashami......glad to follow you.