The art of classic cooking

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Easy Mushroom Gravy

Mushroom is one of my favourite food. Be it a manchuri or gravy or a dry kootu, I just love them. This gravy is my family favourite too. Its so creamy with right amount of spiciness. Once I made this for my guests and they enjoyed it to the core ( restaurant gravy madiri irukudu!!! was the comment I recieved) And today and I have made this for you all.. Hope you all enjoy it!!!

easy mushroom gravy
Mushroom - 1 packet (200gm)
Onion - 2
Tomato - 1
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Coriander Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Kasuri Methi - few
Oil - 1 1/2 tsp

To Grind
Coconut - 1/4 cup
Fennel Seeds - 1 tsp
Cashew - 5 to 6

To Temper
Cloves - 2
Cinnamon - a small piece

Step 1
Wash and cut the mushrooms.
Chop the onions and tomato.

Step 2
Heat oil in a Kadai add the cloves and the cinnamon.
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Now add your onion and fry till translucent then go on with ginger garlic paste and fry until raw smell leaves.
Then add tomatoes and fry until mushy.
Step 3
Now add your turmeric, chilli and coriander powder and give a toss.

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Add the mushrooms and give a toss.
Grind coconut, fennel seeds and cashew into a fine paste.
Then add the grinded masala and a cup of water and salt.
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Now close the lid and cook until raw smell leaves and the oil floats on the top(probably 10 to 15 minutes). Finally crush kasuri methi within your hands and sprinkle on the gravy.

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Mushroom Gravy is ready to enjoy!!!
 easy mushroom gravy

This tastes best with chapati, dosa, poori,,,, and so on.
Clean the mushrooms properly before use.
This is medium hot, add some more chilli powder if you want a hot version.

Jayanthi B


  1. This grave sounds super tasty!

  2. mushroom gravy sounds so flavorful...will happily finish that bowl with some crispy dosa ;)

    1. Me too, i lov anything with crispy dosa..thanks

  3. Mushroom gravy looks tempting and inviting.

  4. Looks perfect and so flavorful.. Love to try it..

  5. Tempting & healthy gravy................

  6. Thank you. You made it easy to decide on what to cook for this week's veg meal. Will make, perhaps a little diluted because my other half loves plenty of gravy. Will let you know how it faired. Gonna back the ingredients tomorrow.

    1. S, u can dilut it to get much gravy,thanks

  7. Delicious with thick gravy...

  8. love this creamy gravy and mushrooms is my fav

  9. I would finish the whole bowl! So good with flatbread.

  10. step by step pics are always so helpful:) niceeeeeee

  11. Looks wonderful ! Nice pics too..

  12. Mushroom curry is one of my favorites. Looks good.

  13. perfect side dish for roti,love it !!

  14. Mushroom is my favourite too. The gravy looks so yummy!

  15. such a lovely mushroom gravy.. thanks for understanding dear and adding followers gadget.. well i have followed you.. glad if u follow me back.. try to stay in touch sweety ./. love monu