Mushroom Masala


Mushrooms are a rich source of Fiber, Protein, Selenium, and antioxidants. Properly cultivated mushrooms yield many health benefits according to recent studies. This beautiful little organism is widely known for its umami-flavored taste. In this recipe, the sauteed mushrooms are tossed in cashew and tomato-based sauce. This type of masala goes very well with any Variety of rice, Roti.

Mushroom Masala Recipe

Servings 4
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins


  • 200 gms Mushrooms
  • 2 Onions
  • 2 Tomatoes
  • 1 Tsp Cumin
  • Curry leaves
  • Oil as needed
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 Tbsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tbsp Coriander powder
  • 1 Tbsp Chili powder – 1 tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp Garam Masala
  • Water as needed
  • 10 Cashews


  • Pour oil in a pan, add cumin , chilli and curry leaves for seasoning
  • With this, add ginger garlic paste and saute. With this add the chopped onions.
  • When the onion turns transcluent, add the spice powders(Turmeric, Chilli, Corriander)
  • Then, add the tomatoes and cook until mushy.
  • When the tomatoes are well mashed, add the mushrooms and the required salt.
  • Mushrooms will start oozing out water. At this time add the ground cashew paste to get the creamier consistency( Soak cashews in water for 30 minutes before grinding)
  • Finally sprinkle garam masala and mix well and cook for 1 minute.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: mushroom masala recipe, mushroom recipe, mushroom side dish, side dish for chapthi, side dish recipes

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