11 Best Mushroom Recipes | Easy Mushroom Recipes

NDTV Food  |  Updated: January 02, 2019 17:16 IST

11 Best Mushroom Recipes | Easy Mushroom Recipes
  • Mushrooms are an excellent source of vitamin D and protein
  • It is high on flavour and packed with nutrients
  • You can saute them, roast them or turn them into a delicious soup

Mushroom recipes- Mushrooms make for a lovely ingredient in a vegetarian meal and they can be used in so many ways. You can saute them as is or roast them to bring out the sweetness or turn them into a delicious soup.  But it is not half as easy to cook a wholesome vegetarian meal as it looks. It is extremely important to strike a balance between nutrition and taste. One thing that is great about veggies is that you can take an advantage of their versatility, mix and match them to arrive at something new every day.

Talking of versatility, one such ingredient that is high on flavour and packed with nutrients is mushroom. You'll be surprised to know of different ways you can add mushrooms in your daily cooking affair. Toss them in fresh salads, combine with rice or meat, stuff them with flavourful mixtures, bake them or simply cook them Indian style.

Mushrooms are great for health. They are an excellent source of vitamin D, protein and carbohydrates. Mushrooms have potential anti-cancer properties and low glycemic index which make them an excellent dietary option for diabetics. They also help in maintaining cholesterol levels and  are excellent for heart health. Mushrooms are a good source of vitamin b2, they naturally boost your immune system, help in weight management and are great for your skin and hair.

Now, this is what you call having the best of both worlds. Eat mushrooms and you get taste coupled with health. They are a complete food in themselves and they don't take too long to cook.

We have a gourmet spread of 11 scintillating recipes for you, a sheer combination of world class recipes and desi classics. Make some room from mushrooms!

Comments1. Lentil-Mushroom Burgers

Burgers get a healthy makeover! Patties made with mushrooms, lentils and sun-dried tomatoes sliced between whole wheat buns.

mushroom burger
Here's a burger that is healthy! Relish guilt-free.

2. Wild Mushroom Ragout

A ragout is a stew like preparation. An easy to make mushroom ragout with some cream, mustard and onions.

3. Mushroom Risotto

Divya Burman brings to you a steaming plateful of buttery mushroom risotto. Made in just about 45 minutes, this risotto recipe has the goodness of mushrooms in its most delicious form.

mushroom risotto
A light and tasty brunch!

4. Mushroom Khichda

Barley, button mushrooms and shiitake mushrooms come together with aromatic spices to give you a mouthwatering vegetarian delicacy.

5. Mushroom Samosa

The classic Indian snack with a twist. Mushrooms replace the good old potato filling in this version of the samosa. Indulge in this appetizing snack with a hot cup of tea.

mushroom samosa
Easy, quick and simply delicious, this samosa recipe is  a saviour when unexpected guests arrive.

6. Mushroom Chettinad

A fiery recipe from down South. Full of spice and tang, mushrooms tossed with tamarind extract, coconut, tomatoes, garlic and chillies.

7. Whole Wheat Pasta in Mushroom Sauce

When healthy meets deliciousness! Whole wheat pasta dressed with a mushroom and white wine sauce. The key to this pasta recipe is a gorgeous mushroom sauce which will take only a few minutes to make but once you have, you're going to enjoy every bit of it.

Healthy, cheesy and absolutely delicious pasta recipe!

8. Herb Coated Mushrooms with Cheese Sauce

Show off some culinary moves with this inventive recipe. Seasoned mushrooms served with an appetizing cheese sauce.

9. Stuffed Masala Mushrooms

A quick party starter! Corn and mushroom mixture stuffed into mushroom caps, topped with cheese and baked to perfection.

stuffed mushroom
A delicious mushroom snack to prepare as a starter at your next dinner party.

10. Mushroom Masala Toast

A quick recipe to soothe those untimely hunger pangs! Bread slices topped with masala mushrooms and cheese and then baked crisp.

11. Shahi Mushroom Masala

A rich and tasty tomato based gravy, usually served with chapatti or rice. It is a blend of various spices along with an amazing flavour of cashew nut. Serve it with a chapati or paratha however it will also go well with some cooked rice.

shahi mushroom
The luscious creamy gravy makes this recipe a must have at a dinner party.

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