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How to make Mushroom Masala

If you like dhaba-style mushroom masala, you will love this recipe!

How to make keto mushroom curry-mushroom masala

Difficulty:BeginnerPrep time: 10 minutesCook time: 25 minutesServings:4 servings


Mushroom masala is a popular dish in India. This mushroom curry tastes just like restaurant style mushroom masala! Very flavorful and creamy gravy, perfectly pairs with roti or rice.



  1. Set a pot on medium heat and add oil. When the oil heats up, add a cinnamon stick and cumin seeds
  2. Once the cumin seeds start to splutter, add chopped onion. Sprinkle some salt so the onions cook faster
  3. Stir fry the onions for ~1 min and add crushed ginger garlic
  4. Stir fry till the onions turn golden brown. This should take another min
  5. Turn down the heat and add turmeric powder, coriander powder and red chilli powder
  6. Stir fry the spices for 20-30 sec. Splash some water if the pot is too hot and you feel like the spices may burn
  7. Add chopped tomato
  8. Give it a quick stir and place the lid on for 1-2 minutes or until the tomatoes turn mushy
  9. Stir fry the tomato paste till it looks oily (~2 min)
  10. Add sliced mushrooms with some salt
  11. Stir fry the mushrooms till they soften a little. (~2 min)
  12. Add 1.5 cups of water
  13. Place the lid on and let the curry simmer for 5 min
  14. Add black pepper powder and garam masala powder
  15. Add 1 tbsp. of dried fenugreek leaves (crush them in between your palms and add it in)
  16. Add salt to taste
  17. Add heavy cream and coriander leaves
  18. Place the lid on and let the curry simmer for 2 min
  19. Garnish with some more coriander leaves!