How to make Creole Mushroom Rice -

Rice cooked with mushrooms and some other ingredients in the Creole style.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Rice (चावल)

Cuisine : American

Course : Rice

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Creole Mushroom Rice

Creole Mushroom Rice Recipe Card


Hindi: dhingri
Available in various types, shapes and sizes, these edible fungi (purely vegetarian!) are a great way to glam-up your dishes. Talking about the types, there are – button, enoki, morel, oyster, shiitake, porcini, chanterelle and portabella. Buy the ones with a firm texture and even colour with tightly-closed caps. If the gills are showing, it is an indication of age and they are probably past their prime.

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Creole Mushroom Rice Recipe

  • Button mushrooms 1 cup

  • Rice 2 cups

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 medium

  • Green capsicum diced 1 medium

  • Salt to taste

  • Roasted cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Paprika powder 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar ½ teaspoon

  • Tomatoes blanched and chopped 2 medium

  • Lemon juice 1 medium

  • Saffron (kesar) milk 4 tablespoons

  • Butter 1 tablespoon

  • Processed cheese grated 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh parsley chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180º C.

Step 2

To make Creole sauce, heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add onion and sauté till it turns translucent

Step 3

Add capsicum and sauté. Add mushrooms, mix and sauté on lower heat for a minute.

Step 4

Add salt, cumin powder, paprika powder and sugar and mix well. Add tomatoes and mix well. Add ½ cup water, mix and cook on low heat for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Add 1 tablespoon chopped olives and lemon juice. Mix well and remove from heat.

Step 6

To make buttered rice, heat butter in another non-stick pan. Add rice and toss gently. Add saffron milk and salt. Mix well and let it get heated through and switch off the heat.

Step 7

Spread the buttered rice in a glass baking dish. Top with the layer of Creole sauce, cheese, remaining olives and chopped parsley. Put the dish in the preheated oven and bake for 5-8 minutes.

Step 8

Serve hot.

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