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mushroom gravy

Mushroom Masala Recipe

This Mushroom Masala recipe is an easy, delicious one-pot curry made with white button mushrooms in a spiced onion-tomato sauce
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Curry, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Pavani


  • 250-300 g mushrooms sliced
  • 1 big white onion diced
  • 2 Green chillies
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • 2 tablespoon Tomato purée
  • 1+ ½ teaspoon Red chilli powder
  • 1+½ teaspoon Coriander powder
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 2 teaspoon Kasuri methi/dried fenugreek leaves
  • Coriander leaves a handful
  • 4 tablespoon Oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash and dry the mushrooms and cut them into slices or halves or into small pieces.
  • Heat a pan with oil, add sliced mushrooms and saute on medium flame until they turn into light brown colour. Transfer them into a bowl and keep them aside.
  • In the same pan, heat the remaining oil and add cumin seeds, allow it to crackle and then add sliced onion, green chillies and saute it.
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and fry until the raw smell goes out.
  • Then the tomato puree and spices and mix well. Add little water to prevent the masala to burn and cook on low flame for 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the sauteed mushrooms and mix well. Add ¼-1/2 cup of water, salt to taste and cook for 5 minutes on medium flame.
  • once the gravy reaches the desired consistency, add dried fenugreek leaves and mix well.
  • Finally add chopped coriander leaves and switch off the flame.



  • Adjust the spices according to your taste.
  • You can add your favourite veggies along with mushrooms to the curry
  • Adjust the water according to the gravy consistency you want


Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 97mg | Potassium: 337mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 273IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 39mg | Iron: 2mg
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