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Kadhai Mushroom

Kadhai Mushroom- Stir fried mushroom and capsicum cooked in a tangy tomato sauce.A delicious and easy to make recipe from Punjabi cuisine.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Punjabi Cuisine, Satvik Food
Keyword: kadhai mushroom, mushroom
Servings: 4 persons
Author: Anjana Chaturvedi


  • 250 grams Button Mushroom
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Refined Flour / Maida
  • 400 grams Tomato / Tamatar
  • 125 grams Bell Peppers / Capsicum / Shimla Mirch
  • 1 tsp Ginger Chilli Paste
  • 1 tsp Coriander seeds/ sabut dhaniya
  • 2 Dried Red Chilli, Whole
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder / Haldi Powder
  • Salt / Namak to taste
  • 1/2 tsp Dried Fenugreek / Kasoori Methi
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh cream
  • 3 1/2 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chilli Flakes / Kuti Lal Mirch


  • Take a bowl , add mushrooms and sprinkle refined flour over them. Mix gently and wait for a minute , then peel of the skin of the mushrooms and slice(or just wash and wipe with a cloth)
  • Heat 2 tbsp oil in a pan. Add sliced mushrooms and saute till all the water released from the mushrooms dries up.. Now take them out in a bowl
  • In the pan add 1.5 tbsp oil and heat .Now add crushed coriander seeds,whole red chilies(broken in pieces) and chili flakes and stir for few seconds.
  • Add ginger chili paste and saute and then add chopped tomatoes and salt.
  • Cook till tomato gets soft and pulpy.
  • Now add kasoori methi, turmeric powder and chopped capsicum and mix.
  • Add 1/2 cup water and cook till it thickens slightly.
  • Now add the mushrooms and cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add fresh cream and chopped fresh coriander and mix ,cook for a minute.
  • Serve hot with rice or any Indian bread.