MUSHROO Masala Curry Recipe

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  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes


Masala MUSHROO Curry (also known as Mushroom Masala gravy or Mushroom Masala) is a classic Asian, flavourful and warming recipe. Easy to make and healthy too, try it out with farm fresh MUSHROOs for added flavour.


  • 10 MUSHROOs (sliced)
  • 2 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 4 Kashmiri red chillies (dried)
  • 1 Medium-sized Onion
  • 1 tbsp Ginger-garlic paste.
  • 1-inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Garam Masala Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Kasuri Methi (dry fenugreek leaves)
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • Cashew Paste
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 2 tbsp Cream
  • 1 cup Water
  • 2 Tomatoes (pulped)


  1. Finely chop the coriander leaves and set them aside.
  2. In a small bowl, soak the dried Kashmiri red chillies in warm water for about 10 minutes, then drain the water and set the chillies aside.
  3. Clean the MUSHROOs and slice them.
  4. Chop the onion into medium-sized pieces.
  5. In a blender, combine the cashew paste and ginger-garlic paste. Blend until smooth and set aside.
  6. Heat the cooking oil over a medium flame in a large pan.
  7. Add the cinnamon stick, coriander seeds, and drained Kashmiri red chillies to the pan. Sauté for a minute until fragrant.
  8. Add the chopped onions and cook until it becomes translucent.
  9. Add the cashew-ginger-garlic paste mixture to the pan and cook for a few minutes.
  10. Add the garam masala powder, kasuri methi, pepper, Salt, and turmeric powder. Stir well to combine.
  11. Add the sliced MUSHROOs and cook for a few minutes until they soften.
  12. Pour in the water and pulped tomatoes. Stir everything together.
  13. Then reduce the heat to low and then cover the pan. Let the curry simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  14. Stir in the cream and then cook for another minute.
  15. Garnish with the chopped coriander leaves.
  16. Serve the Masala MUSHROO Curry hot with steamed rice or naan.
  • Prep Time: 40 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes


How long does it take to make Mushroom Masala Curry?

The recipe can be prepared in approximately 30 minutes, making it a quick and easy option for dinner or lunch.

Can I substitute dried red chilies with fresh ones?

Yes, you can substitute dried red chilies with fresh ones. Use an equivalent amount of fresh red chilies based on your desired spice level.

Is this recipe suitable for vegetarians?

Yes, this Mushroom Masala Curry recipe is suitable for vegetarians.

Can I use coconut milk instead of cream?

While the recipe calls for cream, you can substitute it with coconut milk for a dairy-free option or to add a hint of coconut flavor to the curry.

Can I freeze Mushroom Masala Curry for later use?

Yes, you can freeze Mushroom Masala Curry. Place the cooled curry in a freezer-safe container or freezer bag, ensuring all air is removed. It can be stored in the freezer for 2-3 months.

What are some recommended side dishes to serve with this curry?

This curry pairs well with steamed rice, naan bread, roti, or paratha. You can also serve it with a side of raita (yogurt dip) or a fresh salad for a complete meal