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Mushroom Korma

It has been 3 months I posted any recipe because of my fractured finger. I am very excited to cook after a long time. I have tried mushrooms as a dry sidedish. This mushroom korma is a spicy and delicious gravy. I got this recipe from one of my friends here. I loved it and it goes well with chapati or parotta.

Time of Preparation : 40 minutes
Spice level : 3 out of 5
No of Servings : 4 to 5


  • Mushroom ( sliced ) – 2 cups
  • Onions ( finely chopped ) – 1 1/4 cup
  • Tomatoes ( finely chopped ) – 3/4 cup
  • Cinnamon stick – 1″
  • Cloves – 2
  • Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Sambar powder-1 tbsp
  • Salt – to taste
  • Coconut – 2 tbsp
  • Ginger – 1/2″
  • Garlic – 3 cloves
  • Coriander – a few

Method of preparation:

  1. Heat oil in a vessel and add cinnamon stick followed by cloves and fennel seeds.
  2. Then add 1 cup of chopped onions and fry them till they become translucent.
  3. Then add the tomatoes and salt and fry till Β they get smashed.
  4. Add the turmeric powder and sambar powder and fry them for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the sliced mushrooms and mix well.
  6. Keep it in sim and cover it with a lid for 10 minutes.
  7. Make a paste with coconut, ginger, garlic and the remaining onions.
  8. Add the paste to the mushroom mixture and add required amount of water.
  9. Allow it to boil for 15 minutes till the raw smell goes.
  10. Garnish with coriander leaves.
  11. Serve hot with chapati or parotta.


  1. Yum with rice and roti

  2. Lipsmacking kurma, irresistible..

  3. hey glad to know ur finger is rested after the fracture & u r doing good! nice korma

  4. Very new to me.. looks delicious !!
    Indian Cuisine

  5. Sorry to hear about your finger..I know it will be tough for a person who loves food , to be not able to cook…Good to see you back…Warm welcome..
    Gravy looks so yumm

  6. Hope ur feeling much better Arthi….welcome back Lovely Kurma rec looks mouthwatering:)

  7. hope you’re feeling better and glad you can cook again!

  8. first time here..nice space….lovely korma..:)

  9. Thank you all for your valuable comments πŸ™‚

  10. Wow delicious..can just imagine the taste..yummy.

  11. Its been almost a year n I forgot how I used to make this dish…. To cook for AMma i remembered this post n came back here. πŸ˜€

    Thanks for posting it d

    • Hey good..You came back to check your own recipe πŸ™‚