Apr 29, 2010

Creamy mushroom gravy

This gravy is a little spicy and a little creamy to have a satisfying dinner. Make the gravy, saute the mushrooms and mix the 2 together... its ready to fill your tummy. Dont you like it when it sounds so easy :) It is worth making this for the taste and aroma. Chapathis will vanish quickly when served hot with this

Serves... 2 ppl 
Serve option... Chapathis

This is what u'll need....

Sliced mushrooms small pack
Onion 1 small
Tomato 1 small
Green chillies 2
Gg paste 1 tspn
Heavy cream/milk 1/2 cup
Red chilli powder 1/2 tspn
Cumin powder 1 tspn
Coriander powder 1 tspn
Garam masala powder 1/2 tspn
Cumin seeds 1 tspn
Cashews 5-6
Sugar 1/2 tspn(optional)
Salt to taste
Oil 2 tbspn
Here is the stir...
  • Heat 1 tbspn oil in a pan and add jeera to it. When it crackles a little add the onions and fry for a couple of minutes
  • Scoop in gg paste and fry till it leaves its raw smell
  • Toss in chopped tomatoes, green chillies, cashews, red chilli powder, cumin powder, coriander powder and add a cup of water
  • Let this cook covered for about 15-20 mins on medium high
  • Cool the mixture and grind it to a fine paste
  • Heat 1/2 tbspn oil in a pan and add the above mixture to it and cook for 3-4 mins and then add the salt, sugar and cream
  • Saute the mushrooms in a separate with a little oil and once they are cooked add it to the gravy and for about 2 mins
  • Sprinkle garam masala, stir and remove from flame
  • Serve warm with hot chapathis for a mouth watewring delicacy


  1. Nandhini5/11/12

    Hi Nirmala,

    Havent cooked Mushroom earlier. Found your dish to be simple and easy to prepare... It came out very well.. Quite different from my way of cooking.. My kids loved it..

  2. Nandhini ..Nice to know that you and your family liked it. Thanks for stopping by to comment about your like. Do try more recipes and let me know :)


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