How to make Mushroom Matar in Coconut Masala-Cook Smart -

Mushrooms and green peas cooked in a flavourful south Indian coconut masala

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Button mushrooms (बटन मशरूम), Frozen green peas

Cuisine : South Indian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

For more recipes related to Mushroom Matar in Coconut Masala-Cook Smart checkout Shahi Dhingri Matar Paneer, Khumb Baby Corn Hara Pyaaz, Khumbh Hara Dhania, Mushroom with Suva and Garlic . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Subz Khichda (Veg Haleem) Aloo Gobhi Adraki Chokha Mangodi Ki Sabzi

Mushroom Matar in Coconut Masala-Cook Smart

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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 : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mushroom Matar in Coconut Masala-Cook Smart Recipe

  • Button mushrooms quartered 1 1/2 cups

  • Frozen green peas 1 1/2 cups

  • Coconut oil 3 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-15

  • Medium onions finely chopped 2

  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Tamarind pulp 2 teaspoons

  • For paste

  • Coriander seeds 1 tablespoon

  • Fresh coconut scraped 1 cup

  • Dried red chillies 4


Step 1

Dry roast coriander seeds in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Heat coconut oil in a deep non-stick pan, add mustard seeds, curry leaves and onions and sauté till onions turn a light brown.

Step 3

When the coriander seeds begin to change colour add coconut and roast for 2 minutes.

Step 4

Put dried red chillies in a grinder jar. Add the roasted coconut-coriander seed mixture and let it cool. Add a little water and grind to a smooth paste.

Step 5

Add ginger-garlic paste to the onion mixture and sauté for a minute.

Step 6

Add mushrooms and turmeric powder and mix well. Add 1 cup water and mix well. Add salt and cook for 5-7 minutes.

Step 7

Add ground paste and mix well. Add green peas and tamarind pulp and mix well. Continue to cook for 10-12 minutes or till the gravy thickens.

Step 8

Transfer into a serving bowl and serve hot with steamed rice.

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