CREAMY MUSHROO MATAR: Vegan Curry with Peas

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  • Total Time: 45 minutes


Learn how to make a delicious vegan MUSHROO Matar curry featuring a delectable blend of MUSHROOs and spices in a creamy, spicy tomato sauce.

This gluten-free and dairy-free dish pairs perfectly with roti or naan. Follow this easy recipe to enjoy a hearty and flavorful meal!


  • 300 g (¾ lb) MUSHROOS
  • 1 tablespoon Coconut Oil
  • 1 medium Onion, finely diced
  • 4 garlic Cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh Ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 250 g (1 lb) fresh Tomatoes, diced
  • 1 tablespoon ground Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground Coriander
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
  • 150 g (1 cup) frozen Peas
  • 250 ml (1 cup) Water
  • 100 ml (½ cup) Coconut Cream
  • Fresh Coriander, to taste
  • Salt and Pepper according to taste


  1. Sautéing the Aromatics:
    • Heat coconut oil in a large, deep pan.
    • Add finely diced onions and sauté for 2-3 minutes over low-medium heat.
    • Stir in finely chopped garlic and grated ginger, cooking for 1-2 minutes until lightly browned.
  2. Enhancing the Flavor:
    • Add tomato paste and diced fresh tomatoes to the pan.
    • Saute for 2 to 3 minutes on medium heat, stirring until the tomatoes break down.
  3. Infusing the Spices:
    • Incorporate ground cumin, coriander, turmeric, and cayenne Pepper into the mixture.
    • Cook for another minute to allow the flavors to meld together.
  4. Adding the MUSHROOs and Peas:
    • Introduce MUSHROOs and frozen peas to the pan, stirring well to combine.
    • Pour water into the mixture, bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat.
    • Cover the pan and allow the food to cook for 10 minutes.
  5. Creamy Finish:
    • Stir in coconut cream, ensuring it is well incorporated.
    • Let the curry to simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes.
    • Continue simmering without the lid until you achieve your desired thickness for a drier consistency.
  6. Seasoning and Serving:
    • Add fresh coriander to the curry and season with Salt and Black Pepper to taste.
    • Serve the MUSHROO Matar with your choice of roti, naan, or rice.
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35


Can I make this recipe gluten-free?

Absolutely! This MUSHROO Matar recipe is naturally gluten-free, so you can enjoy it without being concerned about gluten.

Can I use canned tomatoes if I don’t have fresh tomatoes?

While fresh tomatoes are recommended for the best flavor, you can use canned tomatoes as a substitute. You may need to adjust the cooking time however.

Can I use other vegetables instead of peas?

You can also experiment with different vegetables. However, peas complement the flavors of MUSHROOs and the curry sauce well in this recipe.

What can I serve with MUSHROO Matar?

MUSHROO Matar goes well with roti, naan bread, or steamed rice. You can choose your favorite accompaniment with this creamy and flavorful curry.

Can I substitute coconut cream with another ingredient?

If you prefer, substitute coconut cream with cashew cream, almond milk, or any other non-dairy cream you choose. Adjust the quantity as needed for desired creaminess.

Can I add more vegetables to the curry?

Absolutely! Feel free to add other vegetables like bell peppers, carrots, or green beans to enhance the nutritional value and add variety to the curry.