Shahi Mushroom Recipe

Shahi Mushroom
Shahi Mushroom

Shahi Mushroom Recipe is a great preparation of button mushroom, cooked in rich and shahi Indian gravy. The recipe has a blend of Indian spices and flavor of cashew nuts, sesame seeds and fresh cream.

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 400 gms button mushroom
  • 1 cup green peas / Mattar
  • 2 onions sliced
  • 4 tomatoes (cut into big chunks)
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 tsp white sesame seeds
  • 4-5 cashew nuts
  • 5-6 cloves garlic
  • 1 inch ginger
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 2-1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 2 tbsp garam masala powder
  • A pinch of red-orange food color
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 3-1/2 tbsp fresh cream
  • 1/4 tsp honey
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • Fresh cilantro chopped
  • Salt to taste

How to make Shahi Mushroom:

  1. Chop mushrooms in small pieces, rinse and keep aside.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and add whole green chillies, whole cloves of garlic and ginger.
  3. Saute for few seconds and add slices of onion.
  4. Shuffle the onion and fry until turns into golden brown color.
  5. Cool down the fried onion.
  6. Now in a blender add the fried onion, sesame seeds, cashew nuts and chunks of tomatoes.
  7. Blend and make a smooth puree.
  8. Heat the same pan in which onion was fried.
  9. Add the puree, salt, red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
  10. Mix well and cover the pan.
  11. Leave the gravy to cook on low heat until becomes thick.
  12. Add mushroom, green peas, honey and 1 cup of water.
  13. Cook for 2-3 minutes and then stir with remaining spices, food color and fresh cream.
  14. Cook on low flame until mushroom cooked completely.
  15. Finally add butter and garnish the dish with chopped cilantro.
  16. Shahi Mushroom is ready to serve with rice, roti or naan.

Chef Tips:

  1. I have used fresh mushrooms, whereas canned mushrooms are also fine.
  2. You may garnish this shahi dish with chopped nuts of your choice.
  3. Sugar can be added instead of honey.


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