Mushroom and Potato Curry



Mushroom – 200 gm, cut into pieces

Boiled potato – 1 diced

Oil – 1 tbsp

Cloves – 2

Cardamom – 2

Cinnamon – 1″ piece

Onion – 1 medium chopped

Green chillies – 2 slit

Curry leaves – 1 sprig

Ginger – garlic paste – 1 tsp

Mutton masala / Curry powder – 1 tsp

Turmeric powder – 1/2 tsp

Coriander powder – 1 tsp

Pepper powder – 1/4 tsp

Chilly powder – 1/4 tsp

Cumin powder – 1/8 tsp

Tomato paste – 1 tbsp

Grated coconut – 1/2 cup

Water – 1 1/2 cups

Salt – to taste



Grind the grated coconut to a fine paste by adding some water, and keep it aside.  Heat oil in a non-stick pan and add the whole spices.  Add onions, green chillies and curry leaves.  Fry till the onions turn light brown in color.  Add ginger – garlic paste and fry till the raw smell goes.  Add the spice powders and sprinkle some water.  Fry till the aroma comes out.  Add the mushrooms and fry for 5 minutes.  Now add tomato paste, coconut paste, water and salt.  Mix well and add the potatoes.  Allow it to simmer for 5 minutes.  Delicious and nutritious ‘Mushroom and Potato Curry’ is a very good side dish for rice, chapathi, porotta, dosa, idiyappam and appam.  Enjoy!

Tomato paste can be replaced by one chopped tomato.


1 Comment
  1. Simple yet delicious