Indian Style Mushroom Peas Curry

Mushroom Peas Curry is an exotic restaurant style Indian Curry and the aroma of whole spices will enhance your taste buds . The addition of fenugreek add to the aroma. This creamy textured indian curry goes well with Roti, Naan or Rice .

Mushroom Peas Curry Recipe ¦ How to make Indian style Mushroom Peas curry ¦ How to make restaurant style mushroom matar

Serves : 4


  • 250 gms Button Mushrooms
  • 1 cup shelled Green Peas
  • 1 tbsp. heavy hipping cream
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp. red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp. coriander powder
  • ¼ cup plain yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. dry Fenugreek leaves
  • 2 tbsp. Clarified Butter or Ghee
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 3-4 medium chopped tomatoes
  • 1 chopped Green Chilli
  • 1 tsp. ginger garlic paste
  • 1 inch cinnamon
  • 1 big cardamom
  • 3 cloves
  • 2 bay leaves
  • a pinch of mace or few blades of mace
  • Salt as required


  • Rinse the mushrooms thoroughly and slice them. In a bowl whisk in Yogurt until smooth and stir in the mushrooms and a pinch of salt and keep aside the mushroom marinate for 1 hour.
  • Heat oil or clarified butter in a pan. Add the Whole Spices namely cinnamon, big cardamom, cloves, bay leaves and mace to it. Stir them for few seconds.
  • Add chopped onions , fry them till they turn golden brown, keep stirring occasionally.
  • Add ginger garlic paste along with green chili paste and sauté for 3-4 minute or till the raw smell stops coming.
  • Add the finely chopped tomatoes and cook till the tomatoes become mushy and leaves oil in the pan. Add turmeric, red chilli powder and coriander powder and sauté for 2 minutes.
  • Add the fresh cream and stir it gradually for a minute or two. Add the marinated button mushroom along with yogurt. Add salt and cook for 5 minutes.
  • Add the boiled peas along with milk and 1/4th cup water . Cook for another 5 minute on low heat till we get the thick consistency gravy. Stir constantly. Adjust the level of water to give the desired consistency.
  • Add Fenugreek leaves to the dish and mix well and switch of the heat.
  • Serve Mushroom peas curry hot with roti or naan or rice.

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