Mushrooms are a low-calorie food eaten cooked, raw or as a garnish to a meal. In a 100 g serving, mushrooms are an excellent source of B vitamins and essential minerals. Fat, carbohydrate and calorie content are low. There are 27 calories in a typical serving of fresh mushrooms. sounds good haa???
Indian cuisine have a huge list of delicious curries, Matar Mushroom curry is also one of them which is so tempting and delicious when it cooked in the gravy of onion, tomato and garlic. Nowadays it becomes so popular in our dishes, as even in pizza too. This Matar mushroom gravy recipe is a special treat for any busy weekday or on weekend too. When its served with hot chapati or with Paratha...Thts heaven. In a comprehensive safety assessment of producing vitamin D in fresh mushrooms, researchers showed that artificial UV light technologies were equally effective for vitamin D production as in mushrooms exposed to natural sunlight, and that UV light has a long record of safe use for production of vitamin D in food.
Mushrooms are very low in calories and cook in few minutes or so. Mushrooms and green peas make a good combination of such a mouthwatering curry. yesterday this delicious dinner was on my table and when Himanshu came for dinner, he asked me is it homemade or you ordered it😒 I never order any Indian curry from any restaurant, as I love to spend bit long time to make any delicious indian curries... He set on a chair, we were chatting about some of his office issues, then he asked about how was my day, and all...A lil mischief with Prisha, He asked her that, Are you enjoying you new school?? And she answered him very proudly that Yes paa. ;) I love to see them both when they chat this much sweetly 😍 So, now back on the mushroom curry 😉 he had his first bite, and he said you said it lie, its definitely ordered from somewhere..and I said...Gosh, you don't trust me that this is homemade...I just took him to the kitchen and show him all the used utensils...Lol...I even show him the puree mixer in which I crushed tomatoes....Hahahaha....He was laughing and said me this is Soo so delicious and he loved it...So spending this much time in kitchen to make this mouthwatering dish is worthful 😍 Normally, I don't serve him already made Paratha or Roti, but yesterday as I wanted to enjoy this dinner with him, I was ready with my meal including Parathas too....And we enjoyed it...So if you want to make this Matar mushroom curry in this weekend check out the step by ste recipe below!! and Enjoyyyy!!! Happy weekend!!!
1/2 Cup canned mushrooms, diced
2 cups Green peas, Boiled
1 onion, finely chopped
2 tomato, pureed
2 tsp Ginger-Garlic Paste
1/4 tsp Cumin seeds
1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Coriander powder
1/2 tsp Red chili powder
1/4 tsp Garam Masala
1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi
1/2 tsp Tomato Sauce (You can use sugar as well instead of Tomato sauce)
2 Tbsp Fresh Cream
3 tbsp oil
Coriander leaves, chopped and for garnishing
Salt as needed
1. Heat oil in pan and add cumin seeds. After they splutter, add the chopped onions and fry them till light brown on medium heat. add Ginger Garlic Paste and saute it.
2. After few minutes add the tomato puree and salt cook for 2 minutes. Then add all the spices and saute for 5 minutes.
3. Add Green peas and Mushrooms and mix them well...Cook for another 5-6 minutes. add Kasoori methi and add some water cook for only few minutes. Add some fresh cream, mix it well and cook for a minute. Switch off the Gas and add chopped coriander leaves.
4. Serve with whole wheat chapattis or Paratha.