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Shahi Mushroom


Shahi Mushroom

Shahi Mushroom



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Shallow fried button mushrooms cooked in a rich and creamy gravy with butter, ghee and a shahi garam masala.


  • For mushrooms:

    250 gm button mushroom

    Salt for taste

    1-2 Tbsp ghee, to shallow fry

    1/2 Tbsp butter

    For the shahi garam masala:

    1-2 sticks cinnamon

    1 Tbsp shahi zeera

    1/2 Tbsp zeera

    1 Tbsp pepper

    10 gm dry ginger

    1 piece brown cardamom

    Javitri, a little bit

    Pathar ke phool, little bit

    1/2 Tbsp coriander seeds

    2-3 cloves (laung)

    3-4 green cardamom

    Jaiphal (nutmeg) little bit

    For the gravy:

    1 Tbsp ghee

    1 bay leaf

    1/2 tsp cumin seeds

    1 Tbsp ginger-garlic paste

    2 Tbsp onion puree

    3 green chilies, pounded with a pinch of salt

    1 tsp turmeric powder

    1 tsp cumin powder  

    1 tsp coriander powder

    1 tsp red chili powder

    Salt for taste

    Water, to de glaze pan

    250 gm tomato puree

    Sugar little bit

    2 Tbsp cashew nut paste

    1 1/2 Tbsp cream

    1/2 lime


For the mushrooms:

In a pan shallow fry ghee, button mushroom, salt and butter.

Transfer the shallow fried mushrooms into a bowl and keep aside.

For the shahi garam masala:

In a pan, dry all the ingredients for 2-3 minutes. Pound it finely in a mortar and pestle.

For the gravy:

In a pan saute ghee, bay leaf, cumin seeds, ginger-garlic paste and onion puree.

Add the smashed green chilly into the base.

In the base add turmeric powder, cumin seeds, coriander powder, red chilly powder and salt for taste. De-glaze them with little water.
In the base mixture add tomato puree and a little sugar to balance the acidity.

Then add one by one cashew nut paste, pounded garam masala, cream and half a lime.

Add shallow fried button mushroom into the base mixture.

Mix well the mushrooms and the base mixture. Let it simmer for a while.

And the shahi mushroom is ready to be served.

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Key Ingredients: Mushroom, salt, clarified butter, butter, cinnamon, black cumin, cumin seeds, black pepper, dry ginger powder, coriander seeds, cloves, black cardamom, mace, nutmeg, bay leaf, green cardamom, ginger, garlic, onion, green chillies, turmeric, coriander powd