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Easiest Mushroom Masala | Instant Pot & Stove Top Recipe

Instant Pot Mushroom Curry Recipe- Easy to make,Quick Indian Mushroom curry which has succulent mushrooms drenched in spicy Indian gravy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Easiest Mushroom Masala
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 500 gms Button Mushroom- halved
  • 2 Onions- medium sized
  • 3 Tomatoes- medium sized or 1.5 Cups diced tomatoes
  • 4-5 Cloves Garlic
  • 1 cm Ginger
  • 1 Green Chilli
  • 10 Cashews soaked in hot water
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Paste(Optional)
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • Salt to Taste

Spices**

  • 1 tsp Garam Masala/Curry Powder
  • 1 tbsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tbsp Dried Fenugreek/Kasoori Methi)

Instructions

Instant Pot Recipe

  • Puree the onions, tomato,garlic,ginger,green Chilli into a rough paste.
  • Heat the instant pot on "SAUTE".Add oil.
  • Add the pureed mixture in the pot.Add Garam Masala and Coriander Powder.Cook for 12-15 minutes sautéing in the middle till the oil comes on top.
  • To this, add the mushrooms.Puree the cashews with little water.Add it along with 1/2 Cup of water and tomato paste to the pot.
  • Cancel the "SAUTE" function.Close the lid and choose "PRESSURE COOK".Close the pressure valve to "SEALED" position.Set the timer for 3 minutes and let it pressure cook.
  • After the pressure releases on its own, open the pressure cooker.If you want , use the SAUTE function to reduce the gravy.Sprinkle the dried fenugreek.
  • Garnish with Coriander and Serve with Rotis or Rice.I had mine with Chickpea Crepes(Chila)

Stove Top Recipe

  • Puree the onions, tomato,garlic,ginger,green Chilli into a rough paste.
  • Heat the pressure cooker and Add oil.
  • Add the pureed mixture in the pot.Add Garam Masala and Coriander Powder.Cook for 15-20 minutes sautéing in the middle till the oil comes on top.
  • To this, add the mushrooms.Puree the cashews with little water.Add it along with 1/2 Cup of water and tomato paste to the pressure cooker.
  • Close the lid and pressure cook for 2 whistles.(about 10-12 minutes)
  • After the pressure releases on it's own, open the pressure cooker.If you want , cook it without a lid to reduce the gravy.Sprinkle the dried fenugreek.
  • Garnish with Coriander and Serve with Rotis or Rice.I had mine with Chickpea Crepes(Chila)

Notes

Thought Tomato paste is optional- it will add a great depth of flavours do use it if you can.
 
Spices**
Indian food is heavy on spices but If you cant find a spice or don't want to buy it, you can simply skip it.