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Kadai Mushroom Recipe

How to make kadai mushroom recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian Curry Recipes, Indian Mushroom Recipes, Veg Side dish for roti
Servings: 4
Calories: 146kcal


  • 300 grams Mushroom
  • 1 cup Onion finely chopped
  • 1 cup Capsicum
  • 1/4 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp Kasoori Methi
  • 2-3 tbsp Oil
  • 2-3 tbsp Chopped Coriander Leaves
  • 2 tbsp Cream or Yogurt

For tomato puree

  • 2 1/2 cups Tomatoes 4 medium-sized
  • 1 tbsp Garlic (approx. 2 large cloves)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger

For the spice powder

  • 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 2 Cloves
  • 1 inch piece Cinnamon
  • 2 Cardamom Pods
  • 1/4 tsp Black Peppercorns
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 small Bay Leaf
  • 2-3 Dry Red Chillies


  • To prepare the spice blend, dry roast the whole spices for 2-3 minutes or until fragrant. Let them cool and grind into a semi-fine powder. Keep aside.
  • To prepare the tomato puree, blend tomatoes along with ginger and garlic until you get a smooth puree. No need to add any water.
  • Heat oil in a pan and sautee the chopped onion until translucent.
  • Add the prepared tomato puree to it and let it cook for 10 minutes.
  • Then add turmeric powder and chilli powder and combine it well.
  • Add sliced mushrooms to the tomato mixture and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add salt and prepared spice blend and mix.
  • Add 1 cup of water to it. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes or until mushrooms are cooked.
  • Once they are soft, add capsicum and 1/2 cup of water and continue cooking for 6-7 minutes until capsicum is slightly cooked.
  • Once done, add kasoori methi and cream to the gravy and mix.
  • Finally, add coriander leaves and switch off the flame.
  • Serve hot with rice or roti.



Adjust the spice levels according to your taste.
You can also add a little bit of sugar to balance the taste.
Make sure you cook capsicum until they are slightly cooked.


Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 648mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 1993IU | Vitamin C: 66mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 2mg