Mushroom Peas masala version -2 (Restaurant style)

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KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                       Ready to serve MushroomPeas masala with chapatiKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                            Ready to serve Mushroom Peas masala

The Mushroom and the Green peas are the most popular veggie which while combined with masala can make wonderful and tasty dishes.  I have already put up a couple of dishes like the mushroom fried rice, Almond peas masala, peas pulav, peas paratha etc and also one version of Mushroom peas masala and this is the second version of the restaurant style with a gravy!!!Here goes the recipe…Do try it out!!!

What you need to have:

1. Sliced Mushrooms – 2 Cups

2. Fresh/ Frozen peas – 1/2 CupsKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                              Chopped Mushrooms

Other ingredients:

3. Chopped Onions – 1/2 Cup

4. Chopped Tomatoes – 1/2 Cup

5. Cashews/Almonds – 1/4 Cup

6. Milk – 1/4 Cup

7. Cloves – 3

8. Cinnamon -1″ piece

9. Cumin seeds – 1 Teaspoon

10. Garlic pods – 2 Chopped fine

11. Ginger – 1″ piece

12. Turmeric powder – 1 Teaspoon

13. Dhania jeera powder – 1 Teaspoon

14. Garam masala powder – 1/2 Teaspoon

15. Red chili powder – 1 Teaspoon

16. Salt – As needed

17. Cooking oil – 2-3  TablespoonKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                    Other ingredients of the dish

What you do with what you have:

1.  Wash, peal and chop onions fine, chop  tomatoes as well and keep it aside.  Soak cashews in water and keep it aside.  Wash and chop cilantro as well fine and keep it aside.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                  Chopped tomatoes, onions, cilantro and others

2. Place a wide pan with 2 Tablespoons of cooking oil in it on medium flame.  When heated add cumin seeds to it.  Once it splutters add cinnamon and cloves to it.  When done add chopped onions to it and a little salt as well so that it does not burn.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                      Seasoning in progressKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                                   Chopped onions being fried

3. When fried till transparent add chopped tomatoes and fry till mushy.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                            Chopped tomatoes being added

4. When done, add all powders in a row. and also the pastes too to it and give a strong stir.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                           All  powders & pastes being added

5. Grind soaked cashews in the mixy to a fine paste.  Add this paste to the masala seasoning from step-4 to it.  Also add 1 cup of water and cook for about 5 minutes on low flame.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                             Cashews being grind to a pasteKONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                     Cashew paste being added to the masala seasoning

6. Once the gravy comes to boil add peas and mushrooms and cook for about 8-10 minutes or till  done adding water if needed.  Simmer gas and add milk and bring it to boil.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                 Peas and mushrooms being added to the gravy

7. When done garnish with cilantro checking for salt.KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                                Ready to serve Mushroom peas masala 

8. Transfer it to a bowl for a better view of the dish.(But i feel the one picture above  has a better look)KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA                                                                   A better view of the dish KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERA

                                                               Mushroom peas masala with chapati

  Serves 3-4

Time taken: 1 hour

Good to remember:

1. Use fresh mushroom for the dish.  One can even use frozen peas/fresh peas for the dish.

2. I did not have  sufficient time to soak Almonds and hence used cashews which soaks faster.

3. I have not used tomato sauce as it is used in the recipe since i thought it would be too tangy.

4 thoughts on “Mushroom Peas masala version -2 (Restaurant style)

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    sb2711 said:
    June 24, 2014 at 12:58 pm

    some great work you did there! keep it up.

      prathibalrao responded:
      June 26, 2014 at 7:11 pm

      Hi ,

      Thanx a lot for your comments….

    raorek said:
    June 22, 2016 at 4:11 pm

    Lovely recipe. I will cook this for my daughter as she loves mushrooms and peas.

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