Mushroom-Matar Miloni


This recipe is adapted from Nita Mehta’s Great Indian Cooking.This is a less spicy curry and it tastes great with chappathi.


  1. Mushroom -200 gms
  2. Green Peas – 1 cup
  3. Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tsp
  4. Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp
  5. Kasoori methi powder – 1 tbsp
  6. Garam masala powder – 1/2 tsp
  7. Kashmiri red chilly powder – 1/2 tsp
  8. Onion -2
  9. Tomato – 3
  10. Curd – 1/2 cup
  11. Cashewnuts – 2 tbsp
  12. Cloves -2
  13. Cardamom -2
  14. Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
  15. Salt – as per taste
  16. Oil – 3 tbsp
  17. Coriander leaves


  1. Boil green peas and keep aside.
  2. wash and clean mushrooms.trim stalks of mushrooms and cut each into 4 pieces.
  3. Make a smooth paste of onions,cloves,cardamom,and fennel seeds.
  4. Blanch tomatoes , peel off the skin and cut into 4 pieces.Grind it into a fine paste with curd and cashewnuts.
  5. In a kadai,heat 2 tbsp of oil.Saute mushrooms for 5 mins.keep them spaced out while sauteing.
  6. Add ginger – garlic paste and cook for a minute and remove from fire.
  7. In the remaining oil, add onion paste,turmeric powder and cook till light brown in color.
  8. Then add the tomato paste and stir well till oil separates.Add kasoori methi powder,red chilly powder,garam masala,salt,boiled peas,fried mushrooms and mix well.
  9. Add 2 cups of water and cook till mushrooms are well cooked.
  10. Remove from fire.Garnish with coriander leaves.


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12 Responses

  1. Asha says:

    Love love Nita Mehta’s books. Looks great Prajusha!:))

  2. Sirisha Kilambi says:

    hey ….this goes great with rotis dear….will try this out…my husband loves mushrooms 🙂

  3. seena says:

    With curds, cashews and fennel seeds it tastes great…yummy curry…thanks for sharing dear..

  4. Daily Meals says:

    Lovely curry prajusha…I have never made mushroom curry before but your’s is tempting me to try…

  5. Saju says:

    Hey, looks delcious and rich, I plan to try this

  6. Rohini says:

    Mushroom-Matar Miloni looks yummy!!

  7. Happy Cook says:

    I have one book from her.
    I love mushrooms so love this delicious looking dish

  8. sunita says:

    The dish looks lovely…we are quite fond of mushrooms.

  9. lissie says:

    nice picture, prajusha! a rich and tasty curry….love to try this :))

  10. swaroopa says:

    looks yummy!! will try it with Naans.

  11. remya says:

    sounds delicious prajusha!!! goes well with roti’s…..

  12. Mansi says:

    My husband loves this, and I couldn’ have found a better recipe!!! thanks Prajusha!

    wonder how I missed your blog before! would like to invite you to participate in AFAM-Peach event that I’m hosting on my blog his month! check details there..

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