Recipe For Matar Mushroom

As a mushroom enthusiast and avid home cook, I’ve always been drawn to the unique flavors and textures that mushrooms bring to a dish. One of my absolute favorite recipes to whip up is the delightful matar mushroom curry. This dish combines the earthy richness of mushrooms with the sweetness of green peas, creating a medley of flavors that never fails to impress.


  • Mushrooms – 250g, sliced
  • Green peas (Matar) – 1 cup
  • Onion – 1 large, finely chopped
  • Tomato – 2 medium-sized, finely chopped
  • Ginger – 1-inch piece, grated
  • Garlic – 3-4 cloves, minced
  • Green chili – 2, slit lengthwise
  • Coriander powder – 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Red chili powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Garam masala – 1 tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves – for garnishing
  • Salt – to taste
  • Oil – 2-3 tbsp
  • Water – 1 cup


  1. Heat oil in a pan and add the chopped onions. Saute until they turn golden brown.
  2. Add the grated ginger, minced garlic, and slit green chilies. Saute for a few minutes.
  3. Toss in the chopped tomatoes and cook until they turn soft and pulpy.
  4. Next, add the coriander powder, cumin powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Mix well and cook for a couple of minutes.
  5. Now, it’s time to add the sliced mushrooms and green peas. Stir everything together until the mushrooms and peas are coated with the spice mixture.
  6. Pour in the water and let the curry simmer for about 10-12 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  7. Sprinkle garam masala and give it a final stir.
  8. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves before serving.

This aromatic matar mushroom curry pairs beautifully with steamed rice or warm, fluffy naan. The tender mushrooms, combined with the burst of sweetness from the green peas, create a symphony of flavors that will have your taste buds dancing with delight. The rich, fragrant gravy coats each ingredient, ensuring that every bite is a scrumptious experience.

Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, this recipe is a must-try for anyone looking to elevate their culinary skills. The simplicity of the ingredients belies the complexity of the flavors, making it a perfect dish to impress your family and friends. So, roll up your sleeves, gather your ingredients, and embark on a flavorful journey with this delectable matar mushroom curry.

Happy cooking!