A light and nutritious Indian side dish! This 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!

Mushroom Matar Sauté [Vegan, Gluten-Free]



  • 8 large white mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 cup frozen sweet peas (matar)
  • 1 teaspoons tamarind paste
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric, 2 teaspoons coriander powder, 1 teaspoon curry powder, 1 teaspoon fennel seeds, and 1 teaspoon powdered ginger mixed together
  • 2 teaspoon gluten-free tamari
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped plus a few sprigs for garnish


  1. Water sauté the onion until translucent.
  2. Add the spices, tamari, tamarind paste, and mushrooms and sauté until the mushrooms are cooked (about 10 minutes).
  3. Stir in the peas last and cook a bit longer until they are thawed and warm, but still bright green.
  4. Add the chopped cilantro and stir to combine.
  5. Garnish with a bit more fresh cilantro.