October 30, 2014

Mushroom korma (kurma) recipe - how to make mushroom korma

Mushroom korma or kurma recipe - Yesterday, I made this mushroom korma for chapatis. Here mushrooms are available all around the year, I bring them fresh and make curry or masala or kurma or mushroom rice with different variations. This mushroom kurma masala was delicious and went well with chapatis. So, I thought to share this recipe with you all. 

mushroom masala in plate

Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Serves 2

200 grams mushrooms
2 tbsp chopped cilantro
1½ tbsp oil
salt as required 

To grind
1 large onion, grated
1 large tomato, grated
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
1½  tbsp dry coconut
1/2 tsp chilli powder 
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp garam masala 
1/4 tsp cumin powder/ jeera
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1 bay leaf / jaypatri
12 cashew nuts / kaju

Mushroom korma  recipe with step by step pictures

Peel the onion and grate it. Wash and grate the tomato and keep it aside.
grated onion to make mushroom kurma

Heat 1/2 tbsp oil in a kadai, add the grated onions and saute till translucent.
onion seasoning to make mushroom kurma

Add the grated tomatoes and mix well.
grated tomato added

Cook covered till the tomatoes become soft.
tomato cooked

Once the tomatoes become soft, add the ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute. Add the chilli powder, turmeric powder, coriander powder, jeera powder, garam masala and dry coconut. Stir for a minute. Add the dry coconut and stir to combine. Add the cashew nuts and jaypatri.
masala and spice added

Now switch off the flame and allow it to cool. Once the mixture cools, grind it to a smooth and thick paste using very little water. Wash and cut the mushrooms into large pieces.
ground masala and chopped mushrooms

Heat the remaining 1 tbsp oil in a kadai and add the mushrooms. When mushrooms start changing colour, add the ground paste and salt. Add water to make a thick gravy. Bring it to boil and further simmer for 4 -5 minutes.
mushroom cooked

To this, add the chopped corianders, mix well and remove from the flame. Serve hot with roti / chapati, / naan and rice.
masala and coriander leaves added

mushroom kurma ready to serve


  1. the rich thick gravy along with mushrooms looks real yummy

  2. Looks delicious Mushroom curry

  3. nice delicious curry. always ready for mushrooms -:)

  4. Gravy looks so flavorful, thick and yummy..

  5. Rich and delicious kurma... Happy to follow your blog. Do hop into mine at your leisure

  6. Rich and yummy curry,perfect with chapatis.

  7. perfect like paneer butter masala..yummy!

  8. Kurma looks so creamy and delicious..

  9. Looks yummy ! Perfect dish for rotis.

  10. lip smacking mushroom gravy.


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