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Shahi Mushroom Recipe

Shahi Mushroom
How to make Shahi Mushroom

About Shahi Mushroom Recipe: A spicy, creamy mushroom recipe! A vegetarian delight, shashi mushroom is an easy and quick recipe that is just perfect for lunch and dinner parties. Made in just about 40 minutes, this is the perfect hack of a recipe when you have to make a quick and easy recipe. Serve it with a chapati or paratha however it will also go well with some cooked rice.

Ingredients in Shahi Mushroom Recipe: This mushroom recipe is cooked in aromatic process of shallow fried button mushrooms cooked in a rich and luscious gravy made with butter, ghee and a shahi garam masala. Filled with a host of rich ingredients like cashew nuts, javitri, shahi zeera, cloves and cardamom, this is a perfect dish for a sumptuous dinner party.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Medium

Ingredients of Shahi Mushroom

  • For mushrooms:
  • 300 gms button mushroom
  • to taste salt
  • 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 gms dry ginger
  • 1 piece brown cardamom
  • Little bit of javitri
  • Little bit of pathar ke phool
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 2-3 cloves (laung)
  • 3-4 green cardamom
  • Little bit of jaiphal (nutmeg)
  • 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
  • tsp red chili powder
  • For taste salt
  • Water (to de-glaze pan)
  • 250 gms tomato puree
  • A pinch of sugar
  • 2 tbsp cashew nut paste
  • 1 1/2 tbsp cream
  • 1/2 Lemon

How to Make Shahi Mushroom

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Prepare the mushrooms:

In a pan shallow fry ghee, button mushroom, salt and butter.
Transfer the shallow fried mushrooms into a bowl and keep aside.

Prepare the shahi garam masala:

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

Prepare 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.
The shahi mushroom is ready to be served.

Recipe Notes

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