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mushroom makhani recipe
Mushroom butter masala, Mushroom makhani recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Mushroom butter masala is a delicious sautéed mushroom with cashew nut based gravy. This makhani recipe is easy to prepare at home and taste much better than you get in restaurants.
Course: Main
Cuisine: North Indian
Servings: 3 -4
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • 250 grams mushrooms any variety
  • 13 -15 whole cashews
  • 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste
  • ½ cup tomato puree
  • ½ teaspoon kasuri methi crushed
  • 1 bay leaf
  • ½ teaspoon
  • peppercorns
  • 2 green cardamom crushed
  • 2 tablespoon low-fat cream
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder/haldi
  • ½ teaspoon deghi mirch
  • ½ teaspoon coriander powder
  • ¼ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 cups water
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt as required
  1. Soak cashews in hot water for 20 - 25 mins.
  2. Clean and wash thoroughly the mushrooms.
  3. Chop them into slices or the shape you like.
  4. Place a wok on medium heat and 1 teaspoon of olive oil.
  5. Add sliced mushroom and cook them on medium flame.
  6. In 5 minutes of cooking mushroom will start releasing water.
  7. Cook them for 10 minutes more with the lid on.
  8. Now mushrooms are cooked and turned to golden brown. T
  9. ransfer them to a dish.
  10. Then add soaked cashews to a grinder.
  11. Grind them into a fine paste.
  12. In the same wok we fried mushroom add 1 tablespoon of butter.
  13. Add bay leaf, pepper corns, green cardamom and saute for a few seconds.
  14. Then add ginger garlic paste and saute till raw aroma evaporates. Add cashew nut paste and saute for 2 minutes.
  15. Once everything get little thick add turmeric powder.
  16. Mix it well and then add garam masala, degi mirch powder and coriander powder.
  17. Saute for 2- 3 minutes and cook the masala.
  18. Once masala start coming together and leaves oil at the edges.
  19. This means masala mixture is properly cooked.
  20. Add tomato puree and stir well then add 1 cup of water to adjust the consistency. Then sautéed mushrooms to the gravy.
  21. Add crushed kasuri methi, salt to taste and sugar.
  22. Stir it for a while and switch off the flame.
  23. Now add 2 tablespoon of low fat cream.
  24. Stir it to combine.
  25. Mushroom makhani is ready to serve with chapati, or rice.
Recipe Notes

You can make it vegan by replacing butter with vegan butter and skipping the cream.

You can adjust the cream and butter quantity depending upon your taste.

You can use button mushroom to prepare this recipe.