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 13 scintillating recipes for you, a sheer combination of world class recipes and desi classics. Make some room from mushrooms!
Burgers get a healthy makeover! Patties made with mushrooms, lentils and sun-dried tomatoes sliced between whole wheat buns.
A ragout is a stew like preparation. An easy to make mushroom ragout with some cream, mustard and onions.
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.
Barley, button mushrooms and shiitake mushrooms come together with aromatic spices to give you a mouthwatering vegetarian delicacy.
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.
A fiery recipe from down South. Full of spice and tang, mushrooms tossed with tamarind extract, coconut, tomatoes, garlic and chillies.
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.
Show off some culinary moves with this inventive recipe. Seasoned mushrooms served with an appetizing cheese sauce.
A quick party starter! Corn and mushroom mixture stuffed into mushroom caps, topped with cheese and baked to perfection.
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.
The luscious creamy gravy makes this recipe a must have at a dinner party.
Manchurians made of mushrooms are bathed in the classic hot and spicy Indo-Chinese flavours. So, if you are a fan of mushrooms, then this should definitely be a part of your recipe book.
Rugda mushrooms or puttu as they are called in the local language is a kind of mushroom found in the eastern state of Jharkhand. The best part is that anyone can cook these mushrooms easily and with minimum ingredients.