Mushroom Masala | How to make Mushroom Masalaby Poonam BachhavCreated on 27th Jan 2016

  • Mushroom Masala, How to make Mushroom Masala
Mushroom Masalaby Poonam Bachhav
  • Mushroom Masala | How to make Mushroom Masala (203 likes)

  • By Poonam Bachhav
    Created on 27th Jan 2016

Mushroom Masala is a mildly spiced button mushroom curry which is an onion-tomato based gravy with a very simple and easy to follow recipe . I have also used capsicum also which complements the button mushrooms well. Adding some fresh cream makes the gravy creamy and rich. Do enjoy my mushroom masala recipe and leave your comments.

Comments by BetterButter: Mushroom is a kind of fungus which is grown above ground. Even though it isn’t a meat or a vegetable, it is well known as the meat of the vegetarian world. It is an extremely versatile and mushroom recipes are popular across the world. In India, one finds many popular mushroom recipes such as mushroom sukka, mushroom korma, chilli mushroom, mushroom 65, mushroom biryani- the list goes on. Mushroom masala recipe is a hot favourite in India. It is popular in almost all regions but still you would find that different regions have their very own version of the mushroom masala. Take Tamil Nadu for example is made unique by the use of coconut. Similarly Bengalis make their mushroom masala by cooking in mustard oil. Check out this collection of mushroom recipes from across Indian. BetterButter gives this mushroom masala recipe a big thumbs up!

  • Prep Time5mins
  • Cook Time20mins
  • Serves2People

  • How to make Garam Masala

Mushroom Masala


  • 200- 250 grams of Button Mushrooms
  • 1 large sized Green Bell Pepper
  • 1 large sized onion
  • 1 large sized tomato
  • 2-3 Garlic pods
  • 1/2 inch piece Ginger
  • 2 green chilies
  • 2-3 tbsp fresh Cream
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp crushed Kasuri Methi / dried Fenu greek leaves
  • Fresh Coriander leaves to garnish
  • Salt to taste


  1. Wash the white button mushrooms under running water and pat it dry on a kitchen towel. Remove a bit of the base stock with a knife, then slice them and keep aside.
  2. Take the ginger, garlic and green chillies in a grinder jar and make a coarse paste. Similarly roughly chop the tomato and onion and grind to form a fine paste.
  3. In a pan, heat up oil on a medium heat and add the cumin seeds. Once they splutter add the green chilli, ginger and garlic paste. Saute for a while and add the onion-tomato paste .
  4. Saute this paste very well till the raw smell disappears. Now add in the turmeric powder, red chilli powder and garam masala powder.
  5. Mix well and saute until we can see oil releasing from the sides of the pan and then add in the sliced mushrooms and capsicum. Saute for 1 -2 minutes. Pour in a little water and salt, cover and cook until the mushrooms are cooked.
  6. Now stir in fresh cream and mix well, cook it for another 2-3 minutes. Lastly add the crushed kasuri methi, mix well and turn off the flame.
  7. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with chapati or jeera rice.
My Tip: Note to never soak the mushrooms in water as they tend to absorb more water and become soggy and spoil the taste of the dish. A dash of kasuri methi at the end makes the gravy more flavorful.
  • Romil Tripathi4 days ago

    I love this Mushroom Masala ,even though I m not a fan of Mushroom Masala recipe ,your recipe made me to like the mushrooms.Thanks Poonam Bachhav for the recipe I really enjoy this recipe, every time I make it.

  • Poonam Bachhav9 days ago

    Thank you for the lovely feed back Hamalagour

  • HamalataGour Hamalatagour9 days ago

    Bhut achchi bani hai mja a gya thanks

  • Poonam Bachhav11 days ago

    It is my pleasure Bindya Sharma. Happy to know you too love mushrooms :)

  • Poonam Bachhav11 days ago

    Glad to know Sukhmani Bedi. It is my family favourite too :)

  • Sukhmani Bedi11 days ago

    Mushroom masala is my favourite!

  • Bindiya Sharma12 days ago

    Simply love mushroom in any form..thanks for sharing!

  • Poonam Bachhav12 days ago

    Hope you liked it Anjali Mangsulikar

  • Poonam Bachhav12 days ago

    Thank you Kamal Lalit

  • Kamal Lalit21 days ago


  • Anjali Mangsulikara month ago

    Today i'm going to make it. Insteas of capsicum i'm using brocholli

  • Rajesh Patidar2 months ago


  • Poonam Bachhav4 months ago

    Thanks for the lovely feedback Selvi Anand. I am glad you liked it :)

  • Selvi Anand4 months ago

    Tried your recipe tastes good.

  • Nidhi Pankaj Mangal4 months ago

    Thank u so much Poonam ji for the amazing recipe .everyone in my family liked it so much .

  • Poonam Bachhav5 months ago

    Thanks for the lovely feedback Ritu Kapadia

  • Ritu Kapadia5 months ago

    My fiance and I loved every bite of it! Thanks for making my evening wonderful.

  • Poonam Bachhav5 months ago

    You are welcome Anuradha Maitra

  • Poonam Bachhav5 months ago

    Do share your feed back Poonam Sharma

  • poonam sharma5 months ago

    m making now....lets see

  • Anuradha Maitra7 months ago

    Thanks for the recipe.

  • Poonam Bachhav7 months ago

    You are welcome Trupti Pandya

  • Trupti pandya7 months ago


  • Poonam Bachhav10 months ago

    Thanks Andrea Sriastava

  • Andrea Srivastava10 months ago

    One of my favs!

  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Glad to know you liked it Alice Lele. Thanks for your positive feed back :)

  • Alice Lelea year ago

    tried this with some variations and no cream. Tasted great with chappatis ;-)

  • vikrant rajputa year ago


  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Thank you Chella Sadhana :)

  • Chella Sadhanaa year ago

    wow! very tasty.... :thumbsup: :thumbsup:

  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Thanks Chinmayee Acharya

  • Chinmayee Acharyaa year ago

    very nice recipe.... n easy to cook..

  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Glad to know that you tried my recipe and everyone liked it Punam Tomar

  • Punam Tomara year ago

    everyone in my home liked very much

  • Deviyani Srivastavaa year ago


  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Thanks Deviyani Srivastava :)

  • Deviyani Srivastavaa year ago

    So yummy!

  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Thanks Punam Tomar

  • Punam Tomara year ago


  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Thanks P Bindu for trying the recipe. I am glad your family enjoyed it :)

  • Poonam Bachhava year ago

    Thank you Vaishali Bulsara

  • Vaishali Bulsaraa year ago

    very good. .👌