Mushroom Butter Masala

Mushroom Butter Masala


Mushrooms are one of my favourites. I usually make dry recepies with mushrooms but this time my FIL suggested me to try butter masala and I thought of giving it a try.

Let’s checkout the recepie below :


Preparation time: 15mins

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serves: 4


  • Mushrooms: 1 large cup chopped
  • Onion: 2 finely chopped
  • Tomatoes: 2  finely chopped
  • Ginger garlic paste: 1 tsp
  • Cinnamon stick: 1 small piece
  • Bay leaf: 1
  • Cumin seeds: 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder: 1 tsp
  • Green chillies: 2 slit
  • Cashews: 1/2 cup
  • Thick cream : 2 tbsp
  • Butter: 4 tbsp
  • Coriander leaves: few chopped


  • Boil mushrooms with little saltand turmeric powder and keep aside when done.
  • Heat butter in a kadai, add cumin seeds, let it crackle.
  • Add green chillies and onion and salt and saute till onions turn light brown.
  • Add ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell goes off.
  • Add tomatoes and cook till they turn mushy.
  • Add turmeric powder and chilli powder and mix well . Sprinkle little water so that the masalas combine well.
  • Add cashews and mix well.
  • Switch off the flame and let it cool.
  • Transfer this to a blender and blend into fine paste by adding little water.
  • In the same kadai, add little butter.
  • To this add cinamon stick and bay leaf and give it a toss.
  • Add the boiled and drained mushrooms and toss on high flame for 2 mins.
  • Add the ground masala paste and mix well.
  • Add water to adjust the consistency and boil for 5 mins.
  • Finally add cream and chopped coriander leaves and mix.
  • Mushroom Butter Masala is ready to be served.
Dentist by profession.. I just love cooking and I try making innovative recepies..
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