Chicken-Mushroom Masala


  1. Chicken (cut into medium pieces) 1/2 kg
  2. Mushroom – 50gms
  3. Onion(chopped) – 100gms
  4. Ginger -garlic paste – 2tsp
  5. Tomato(chopped) -1
  6. Green chilly – 3 nos
  7. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Kashmiri chilly powder – 2tbsp
  9. Coriander powder – 3tbsp
  10. Coconut milk – 1/2 cup
  11. Garam masala powder – 1/4tsp
  12. shallot(cut into thin pieces) -3
  13. Dry red chilly -2
  14. Coconut oil – 100gms
  15. Curry leaves – 2 sprigs
  16. Salt – to taste


  1. Heat oil in a kadai. Add chopped onions and saute well. Boil mushrooms with little salt, turmeric and keep aside
  2. Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilly(slit lengthwise), turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, chopped tomatoes and mix well.
  3. Then add chicken pieces with sufficient amount of water and salt and cover and cook till chicken is done
  4. Once it is cooked well, add boiled mushrooms,coconut milk to it and boil for 1-2 mins
  5. Sprinkle garam masala and mix well.
  6. For tempering, heat oil in a pan. Fry shallots, dry red chilly and curry leaves. Pour this mix to the gravy.
  7. Serve warm.


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8 Responses

  1. saswati says:

    love the look of the curry prajusha….wonderful recipe.

  2. Seena says:

    Nice recipe, chicken with mushrooms surely tastes wonderful!

  3. Cynthia says:

    I wish I could cook mushrooms more often but here they are imported, not always the best quality available and always so darn expensive. I’ve never cooked it with masala before. That must be an interesting taste.

  4. Happy Cook says:

    I love mushrooms, but have never had mushroms with masalas , will try this recipe, looks so good.

  5. sagari says:

    nice combo chicken and mushroom

  6. Leena says:

    hi praju
    pic itself is very tempting.yummy yummy this weekend i am going to try that

  7. Wow! Great Blog. First time here, Combo of chicken and mushrooms makes me drool.

  8. rm says:

    Wow!! Thanks for this recipe. Turned out to be amazing!! Didnt think I could ever combine chicken and mushroom to get a good result inspite of numerous attempts. But managed it with your recipe.

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