Mushrooms are an amazing veggie full of nutrients that are awesome to incorporate into your diet. Their savory flavor is complex and delicious, and they add a nice texture to any dish that they’re a part of. They really shine in Indian recipes, where they help carry the flavor of awesome sauces and other veggies and grains to make a wholly amazing recipe that will be your instant favorite.
Check out these 10 Indian mushroom recipes from our Food Monster App!
1. Hot and Hearty Mushroom Curry
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2. Mushroom Butter Masala
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If you’ve been to an Indian restaurant, chances are you’ve seen butter masala on the menu. It’s a rich and delicious gravy curry with a sauce made creamy through the addition of milk or cream and butter. This vegan Mushroom Butter Masala from Kushi is a spicy, creamy and a delicious dish that is the perfect accompaniment for steamed rice, flatbread, or even dosas.
3. Curried Green Lentil Dal With Sweet Potatoes and Mushrooms
A dal usually refers to a soup-esque dish made from lentils – a staple food of South Asian countries – that are loaded with protein and fiber to keep you full all night long. Warming, hearty, and creamy, it’s the perfect winter dish. This Curried Green Lentil Dal With Sweet Potatoes and Mushrooms from Logan Dunn is super inexpensive and takes little to no prep to create. After acquiring a few key spices, we think it’s safe to say that any vegan pantry would contain the rest of the simple key ingredients.
4. Masala Mushroom Bhuna: Indian Spicy Sauteed Mushrooms
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This Masala Mushroom Bhuna: Indian Spicy Sauteed Mushrooms from Rinku Bhattacharya takes just 15 minutes to make, but it tastes like it has been slow-cooked for hours. It’s made using a slow-cooking technique called kasha or bhuna, which is cooking without water. This dish applies the same method without the wait time and the result is tender, spicy mushrooms that are ready to be served with rice or flatbread.
5. Baked Mushroom Spinach Kofta Curry
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Kofta is a dish that consists of meatballs in a thick sauce or gravy. In this particular curry recipe, the Baked Mushroom Spinach Kofta Curry from Anupama Paliwal is made from spinach and mushroom and the sauce is a thick tomato gravy with a touch of coconut cream, red chili powder, and garam masala. Deliciously fragrant and satisfying!
6. Tandoori Masala Mushroom Curry
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This spiced curry is brimming with wholesome vegetables. This particular Tandoori Masala Mushroom Curry from Preeti Tamilarasan uses carrots, pumpkin, and bell pepper, but you can swap these for your favorites! The coconut milk and ginger-garlic paste give this Indian entrée a uniquely complex flavor. Serve this one hot and with plenty of roti to dip!
7. Mushroom Mutter Masala: Indian Mushroom and Green Peas
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This Mushroom Mutter Masala: Indian Mushroom and Green Peas from Rinku Bhattacharya is a flavorful super easy mushroom recipe that is done in under 30 minutes. It’s great as a main dish served with rice, but can also make a delicious side.
8. Mushroom Matar Saute
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A light and nutritious Indian side dish! This Mushroom Matar Saute from Helyn Dunn is such a quick and easy dish to prepare… if you need something fast and this is perfect. You can always include some brown rice to make it more of a meal. Enjoy!
9. Tofu Tikka Masala with Mushroom and Spinach
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Blending what is essentially two amazing recipes into one, the result is the most delicious and mouthwatering tofu tikka masala with mushroom and spinach, deep in flavor and rich in texture. This Tofu Tikka Masala with Mushroom and Spinach from Dan Waters is a must for everyone that enjoys Indian cuisine.
10. Herb-Infused White Sesame Curry With Red Potatoes and Mushrooms
In this Herb-Infused White Sesame Curry With Red Potatoes and Mushrooms recipe from Gunjan Dudani, roasted red tomatoes and sautéed mushrooms are served with an herb-infused white sesame and potato curry. Using tomato paste instead of whole tomatoes adds both a tangy flavor and texture that’s thicker than usual. Lastly, creamy coconut milk adds a smooth, silky taste. Serve this curry warm with steamed rice and a side of naan.
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