Lemon squash

Spicy Mushroom Gravy

Spicy Mushroom Gravy
Mushroom has no cholesterol or fat and has very less carbohydrates. The fiber and enzymes in mushroom help to lower cholesterol levels too. Mushrooms not only look like shields, it really acts as a shield and protect us from deadly diseases..
Today's recipe is an interesting and spicy gravy with Mushroom.. The recipe follows..

spicy mushroom gravy

Recipe For : 2

Preparation Time: 30 minutes


Mushroom                  - 200 gm
Whole Garam Masala - Each 2
Salt                              - As required
Turmeric Powder         - 1/4 tsp
Oil                                - 2 tbsp
Coriander Leaves         - few

Dry Roast And Grind:

Grated Coconut      - 3 tbsp
Coriander Seeds     - 1/2 tsp (Malli)
Dry Red Chili         - 3
Cumin Seeds           - 1/2 tsp (Seeragam)
Fennel Seeds           - 1/2 tsp (Sombu)
Black Pepper           - 6 to 8

To Saute in oil and Grind:

Big Onion                 - 2
Tomato                      - 2
Green Chili                - 2
Ginger-Garlic paste   - 1 tbsp


  • You can use any type of Mushroom for this recipe, whereas i used Enoki Mushroom. If you are using Button Mushroom, chop it into bigger pieces. Chop finely Big Onion and tomato. Slit Green chilies. Dry roast and grind everything under ' Dry Roast And Grind' , adding little water.
  • Heat oil in  a pan. Add chopped mushroom to it. Saute for some time, till it cooks and after that take it out in a bowl.
  • Heat some more oil in the same pan. Add chopped onions and slit green chilies to it. After it turns translucent, add Ginger-Garlic paste.
  • Saute till raw flavor goes off and after that add chopped tomatoes. Cover with a lid and cook till both onions and tomatoes are cooked well. Grind it to a smooth paste, after it has cooled down completely.
  • Add some more oil to the pan. When its hot, add Whole Garam Masala. Whole Garam Masala includes cinnamon stick, cloves, star aniseeds, cardamom  and bayleaf.
  • Saute for a minute and then add ground onion-tomato paste.
  • After 2 to 3 minutes, add ground masala. Add also salt and turmeric powder.
  • Mix everything well. Add enough water and cook the gravy in medium flame for 10 more minutes and then switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve. The gravy tastes good with Rice and also with Roti..