Mushroom Pepper Masala – Mushroom recipes

Mushroom has become an all rounder in cooking variety of dishes.We can make a lot of dishes with it either a breakfast,soup,main course,sidedish or snacks.

Mushroom was not a common in our cooking a few years back.I have seen them mostly in my botany books and in our garden at times.But now a wide variety of mushrooms are available at shops.Now I used to put atleast a box of it in my shopping cart always.

I am happy that I have tried different recipes with it. And I hope the list of it will increase. Take a look at my other tried mushroom recipes.

Mushroom Pulao

Mushroom Biryani

Kalan Puri

Mushroom cutlet

Little millet mushroom biryani

Mushroom 65

Mushroom gravy

Koon Theeyal

Mushroom Capsicum Pepper Fry

Chilli mushroom gravy

Chettinad mushroom masala

Mushroom Kuzhambu

Kerala style mushroom Roast

Spicy Mushroom roast

Mushroom Thoran

Mushroom Spring Onion masala

Kombu Barthad

Lets see how to cook it.

Preparation Time : 20 mins

Cooking Time : 30 mins

Serves : 3


Oil – 1.5 tbsp

cinnamon – 2

cardamom – 2

cloves – 3

Onion -2 (sliced)

Tomato -1/2 (big sized,chopped)

ginger garlic paste – 1/2 tbsp

Salt to taste

Mushroom – 250g

For roasting and grinding

Peppercorns – 1/2 tbsp

Fennel seeds – 1 tsp

Cumin seeds – 1 tsp


1. Wash the mushrooms well in water. Dry them with a kitchen towel and then slice them.

2. Dry roast pepper, cumin and fennel for few minutes in low flame until the aroma starts coming out. Then switch off the flame. Allow it to cool down. Then grind them into a fine powder.

3. Heat oil in a pan. Add cinnamon sticks, cloves and cardamom. Let them splutter. Then add broken red chilli pieces, sliced onions. Saute until the onion turns light golden. Add ginger-garlic paste, saute until the raw smell leaves. Add chopped tomatoes. Let it get mushy. Then add salt to taste.

4. Add sliced mushrooms.Mix well.Add turmeric powder.Mix it well with the mushrooms.

5. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. Then add the ground masala powder, curry leaves into it.mix well. Sprinkle some water if the masala is dry. Cover and cook in low flame for 10 mins. Stir in between. Once the mushrooms are cooked, switch off the flame.

Serve hot with Rice,Pulao,Roti or Naan.

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