Creamy Mushroom-Matar


Mushroom mater or mushroom-peas is a great combo when cooked together. Mushrooms are highly preferred by vegetarians and non-vegetarians both.

Here for making this delicious vegeterian dish we have to cook peas and mushrooms with onions, ginger-garlic & tomato and with almond-cashew nut paste & fresh cream. Try this!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time        Total Time            Yields

15 mins                 30 mins             45 mins               4 Servings


Mushrooms – 250 grams (cut into small pieces)

Green peas – 1 cup (shelled & half boiled in salt water)

Onion – 1 large (finely chopped)

Ginger paste – ½ teaspoon

Garlic paste – ½ teaspoon

Tomato – medium 2 (grated, without skin)

Fresh green coriander – 2 tablespoons

Oil – 2 tablespoon

Cream – 2 tablespoon

Cashew nuts – 4-5 (blanched)

Almonds – 4-5 (blanched)

Salt per taste

Turmeric powder – 1/8 teaspoon

Coriander powder – ½ teaspoon

Red chili powder – ½ teaspoon

Garam masala – ½ teaspoon

Mustard seeds – ½ teaspoon


  • Make a fine paste of blanched almonds & cashew nuts. Keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, when they splutter add onions, sauté for 2-3 minutes and add ginger & garlic paste. When the onions become golden brown add grated tomato along with salt, turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder & garam masala powder and fry with all spices for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add almond-cashew nuts paste and fry for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Add peas now and cook for 2 minutes then add mushrooms. Cook for 2-3 minutes on high heat and then lower the heat and cook further for 15-18 minutes till mushrooms are well cooked. Add cream and cook for a minute. Take off heat and transfer to a serving bowl.
  • Garnish with fresh green coriander. Serve.

Note: Delicious Creamy Mushroom-Matar can be served hot with tandoori roti, chapatti, naan or even rice. Serves as a great side dish or even as a part of main course. Bon Apatite!

Happy Cooking!!


Picture courtesy: Appy Bistro

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