Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Jatpat Mushroom Capsicum Masala

Happy New Year to all my readers ....hope you all have a lovely and blessed year ....and this is one special post for you :) .....I love experimenting with curries and this is one of my fav one which my family loved ...actually this happened when i fell short of time and wanted to cook some curry in a jiffy and this was what I came up with.... you can add any vegs of your choice in this dish ....feel free to experiment and use the vegs of your choice, I have used mushroom and capsicum as this is one of my fav combo of vegs and this dish is truly a winner too ...Do try this and do leave in your feedback would love to read in your comments :) 


10 - 12 button Mushroom / chestnut Mushroom (cut into Quarters)

1 green capsicum (cubed) 

1 med sized onion 

2-3 big cloves of garlic 

1' small ginger 

2 Red chilles (used Bedagi /Kashmiri Chillies here)

1/4 tsp Kasoori Methi

1 Green chilli

1/2 tsp haldi 

1/2 tsp garam masala

1/4 tsp Jeera  / Cumin seeds

2 tbsp broken cashews 

1/2 tsp red chilli powder

1 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp ghee

2 tomatoes pureed 

1/4 cup cream 

salt to taste


  • Grind ginger, garlic, green chilli, haldi, red chilli, Garam masala, kasoori methi, cashew nuts, onion ...grind all this to a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in a kadai  add ghee when it's hot add little jeera when it splutters add in the paste and fry in for 10 -12 mins till it leaves out nice aroma and leaves out oil too  do it on a simmer flame( this is very important step as u have ground raw onion to a paste so you need to fry till it's nicely cooked. 
  • Now add in pureed tomato and fry well till it leaves out oil add in coriander leaves and fry well  till it's well cooked . Add in salt and taste it if you feel it's a bit less spicy then add in 1/4 tsp Red chilli powder.
  • Now add in cream  and mix it well. Add in 1/2 cup water and simmer and cook for 10 mins . Base of the curry is ready ...Now it's time to saute vegs :)
  • Now take a non stick pan add in mushroom , capsicum and fry well now add in to the curry . Serve this with chapathi ....I seriously enjoyed this curry as tasted so yumm ! ...Try it you will love it too :D

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