Mushroom matar curry recipe | Kalan pattani masala

Mushroom matar curry recipe | Kalan pattani masala is prepared with white button mushrooms which helps to improve the immunity and provides us nutrition and health benefits. This can be made into a gravy or sabji which will be very delicious since its cooked slowly in its own moisture. Served with rice  or Chapathi . This mushroom  matar curry is a very good dish that can be packed for lunch boxes.

Ingredients:-

  • oil – 1 tsp
  • cumin seeds / seeragam – 1 tsp
  • onion – 1 (chopped)
  • ginger / inji – 1 tsp (chopped)
  • garlic / poondu – 1 tsp (chopped)
  • tomato puree – 1 cup
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder manjal podi – 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder preparation
  • salt – to taste
  • white button mushrooms / kalan – 200 grams
  • green peas / pachai pattani – 1 cup (amount equal to mushroom)
  • garam masala powder – 1/4 tsp

Garnishing:-

  • coriander leaves and ghee

Method:-

1. Wash and chop white button mushroom into quarters.

White button mushrooms washed and chopped into quarters and green peas
White button mushrooms washed and chopped into quarters and green peas

2. Chop onions, ginger and garlic and keep it ready.

Chopped onion, ginger and garlic
Chopped onion, ginger and garlic

3. Make tomato purée with 2-3 tomatoes.

Tomato purée
Tomato purée

4. Heat one tsp of oil in a fry pan and add cumin seeds.

Frying cumin seeds in fry pan
Frying cumin seeds in fry pan

5. When it splutters add chopped onion, ginger and garlic and sauté till it turns pale.

Frying chopped onion, ginger and garlic
Frying chopped onion, ginger and garlic

6. Now add tomato purée and sauté in low flame.

Tomato purée added
Tomato purée added

7. When tomatoes becomes mushy add red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt.

Red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt added
Red chilly powder, turmeric powder and salt added

8. Mix well, close and keep it in low flame for 2 minutes. Now add chopped mushrooms and green peas.

Chopped mushrooms and green peas added
Chopped mushrooms and green peas added

9. Close and cook in low flame for 10-15 minutes. Add garam masala powder. Stir in between so that it will not stick to the bottom of the pan. After a while mushrooms leaves moisture. Cook until the veggies become soft.

Cooking mushrooms and green peas
Cooking mushrooms and green peas

10. Transfer to a serving bowl, garnish with ghee and coriander leaves and serve along with rice or Chapathi.

Mushroom matar curry recipe | Kalan pattani masala
Mushroom matar curry recipe | Kalan pattani masala

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