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Kadai mushroom curry

Kadai mushroom curry is a spicy, hot delicious recipe you can put at dinner table with rice or breads. Try out the Kadai masala gravy with paneer or mixed vegetables too. Enjoy a great Indian dinner.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Autumn, gluten free, Indian, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
Servings 4 people


  • 1 frying pan
  • 1 ladle
  • 1 wok
  • 1 Spice mill


For the kadai masala powder

  • 4 tbsp coriander seeds
  • 8 dry red chillies
  • 1.5 tsp fennel seed
  • 7 green cardamom

For the gravy

Other ingredients

  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3 cups Mushroom sliced
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp fresh ginger root julienne
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi dried fenugreek leaves.


  • Soak the cashew nuts for a while and blend them into a smooth paste.
  • Wash and slice the mushroom.
  • In a frying pan, dry roast fennel, cardamom, dry red chillies and coriander seeds.
    kadai masala powder.
  • Once crisp and aromatic, set it aside to cool.
  • Powder this masala mix into a smooth powder.
  • Into the wok, add the oil and heat it to medium heat.
  • Sautee the mushrooms in the oil.
  • Remove the roasted mushroom and set it aside.
  • Add the buna masala and heat it up.
  • Now add the kadai masala, cashew nut paste.
  • Add half a cup of water and mix it well.
  • Add the roasted mushrooms and boil the gravy well, till the mushrooms are cooked.
  • Let the curry boil for 6-7 minutes. Rub the fenugreek leaf and add to the curry.
    kadai masala gravy
  • Mix well and serve the curry with grains or flatbreads.
    Kadai masala gravy
Keyword curry recipes, mushroom dishes
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