Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Malai Mushroom Matar

Ingredients

1 cup green peas
1 cup button mushrooms (chopped)
2 red onions (finely chopped)
1 tsp whole garam masala
2 tsp ginger-garlic paste
1/2 cup tomato puree
1 tsp red chilli powder
1 tsp coriander powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala powder
1/4 cup cashew paste(Soak a handful of cashews in warm water for an hr & grind to a fine paste)
1/4 cup fresh cream
a handful of chopped coriander leaves(cilantro)
salt to taste
2 tsp oil

Method

Heat oil in a kadai. Add the whole garam masala & chopped onions & fry till light golden.

Add the ginger-garlic paste & cook for 2-3 mins. Add the tomato puree, salt & masala powders. Cook till the oil separates from the masala.

Add the cashew paste dissolved in 1/2 cup of water & stir well.

Add the mushrooms & green peas. Cover & cook on simmer till the veggies are tender.

Turn off the heat & add fresh cream.

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.

Serve hot with chappathi/paratha
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How do you like it?

8 comments:

  1. SUch a rich, droolworthy malai mushroom matar..

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  2. Malai mushroom matar- great combination and lipsmacking..

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  3. Tempting and creamy Smitha, By the by the link for cleaning vialakkus is
    http://shanthisthaligai.blogspot.com/search/label/TIPS%20FOR%20CLEANING%20COPPER%20AND%20BRASS%20ARTICLES

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  4. Hi Smita,

    The mushroom matar dish is so creamy...Love it...:)

    Dr.Sameena@

    http://www.myeasytocookrecipes.blogspot.com

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  5. Thanks Sameena & Spoonfuls of love...

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