Mushroom dopeaja. Or a thick curry of mushrooms with double onions. A lightly flavourful, delicious and easy to cook mushroom recipe goes well with pulao, paratha, roti or Indian flat bread.
Low calorie, iron and vitamins rich mushrooms are low in carbohydrates and high in fiber. And mushrooms have no fat and no cholesterol. Its helps in weight loss increases the strength of immunity system. Some other health benefits of mushrooms include relief from cancer, diabetes and high cholesterol.
Mushrooms are rich in protein too. Best for vegetarian people who don’t take meat products. Because you need to take protein to maintain healthy cells in your skin, muscle and organs.
So include this nutritious mushrooms to your diet.
Mushroom – 200 gram
Onion – 1 medium chopped
Garlic – 3 – 4
Ginger – 1/2 inch piece
Green chilli – 2 – 3 or to taste
Tomato – 2 large
Green cardamom – 1
Onion – 1 large
Black pepper powder – 1 teaspoon
Cumin powder – 1 teaspoon
Coriander powder – 1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder – 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala powder – 1/4 teaspoon, optional
Kashmiri red chilli powder – 1 tablespoon
Oil – 2 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Cream – 1 tablespoon
Water as require
Coriander leaves to garnish
If you have large size mushrooms chop in 4 pieces lengthwise and if small make 2 pieces.
Wash and soak in hot water with 1/2 teaspoon salt for few minutes.
Cube 1 large onion and separate the layers.
Make a paste of 1 medium onion, garlic and ginger.
Grind the tomatoes, green chilli and cardamom.
Heat oil in a pan. Add the onion, ginger and garlic paste. Saute till the oil leaves the sides.
Add the ground tomato paste, green chilli and cardamom. Add green chilli according to your spice tolerance.
Add all the dry spices. Saute till oil leaves the sides.
Remove from flame and add the well beaten cream. Mix well and cook again for few seconds stirring constantly.
Add mushrooms, cubed onion and salt. Mix well. Saute for 1 – 2 minutes.
Add water as require to make thick gravy. Let it boil. Cover and cook on low flame for 10 minutes.
Remove the cover. If you feel its runny cook for some more time on high flame or you can add little more water if require.
Taste and adjust the seasoning. You can add 1 tablespoon cream at this stage. I didn’t.
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with pulao, fried rice, paratha, puri, roti or Indian flat bread.