Makhana Mattar Mushroom

Makhana Mattar Mushroom

Makhana(fox nuts) ,Mattar(green peas) and Mushroom Yummy Mix


Ingredients and Preparation
1 cup makhana
Take a kadhai add 1-2 tsp of ghee ,when the ghee gets warm Add the makhana and roast it till it turns beige and becomes crisp.
Remove and keep aside

8-10 mushrooms
Cut into 4 pieces each of them
In the same kadhai add 1-2 tsp of oil, when the oil becomes warm
Add the cut mushrooms and stir fry in full flame ,so that it does not leave water
When the mushrooms becomes a little soft, remove from the kadhai and keep aside

1/2 cup peas
If using fresh peas then need to cook it 75% and keep aside
If using frozen peas
Stir fry in the kadhai with 1 tsp of oil for a minute or so and keep aside

For the masala
1 1/2 onions sliced
6-8 pods of garlic
1 " pc ginger cut into pieces
2 tbsp of cashew
1 tbsp of melon seeds
1 " piece of cinnamon stick
2 pieces of green cardamom

  • In the same kadhai add 1 1/2 tbsp of oil 
  • Add the cardamom and cinnamon 
  • Stir for few seconds then 
  • Add the sliced onions and stir fry till it becomes beige 
  • Then add the garlic pods and the cut ginger and stir fry till the raw smell of the ginger garlic goes 
  • Now add the cashew and melon seeds to the kadhai and stir fry till they are roasted in the masala .
  • Remove and keep aside 
  • When this mixture cools down 
  • Put in a grinder and make it into a smooth paste 
  • Keep the paste aside 

In a bowl put 2 tbsp of curd ,salt to taste ,pinch of turmeric, 2 tsp of kashmiri chilli powder, 2 tbsp of dry kasturi leaves and 1 tsp coriander powder ,mix it all in together well .
Keep this mixture aside .

Remaining ingredients
1 tsp whole cummin
Few slitted green chillies
1 tsp dry kasturi methi leaves
1/2 tsp sugar
2 tbsp of ghee


  • Take a pan add the ghee ,when the ghee becomes warm 
  • Add the whole cummin ,slitted green chillies and the kasturi methi leaves 
  • Stir fry till the cummin starts spluttering 
  • Then add the cashew onion paste and saute fir 5-7 minutes on low to medium flame 
  • Now add the curd and masala mixture and saute for 5-10 minutes on low flame 
  • In the masala add the stir fried mushrooms and peas 
  • Stir in in well with the masala 
  • Then had the roasted makhana and mix it in well together 
  • Cook on low flame for few minutes 
  • Now add 1-11/2 cups of warm water 
  • Mix it in well ,so that th masala infuses with the water 
  • Let the makhana cook in it 
  • Now add the sugar ,mix it in 
  • Cook on low flame till the gravy thickens .
  • Done

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