Spicy Mushroom Curry in a Tamarind Sauce

Serving for - 2 Ingredients Mushroom - 500gm (Wash them and cut into small pieces) Onion - 1 (Finely chopped) Tomato (sm...

Serving for - 2


Mushroom - 500gm (Wash them and cut into small pieces)
Onion - 1 (Finely chopped)
Tomato (small sized) - 1 (Chopped in cubes)
Tamarind pulp - 2 tbsp (I used 1/2 tbsp of tamarind paste concentrate dissolved in water)
Oil - 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Curry leaves - 5-6
Garlic cloves - 3 (minced)
Pinch of asafoetida
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Salt to taste
Dried fenugreek leaves
Cilantro for garnishing

Spices to dry roast and grind

4 dried red chilies
1 tbsp coriander seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
5-6 black peppercorns
3 cloves
cinnamon stick - 1 inch

Dry roast all above spices till nice aroma starts to come out. Let them cool down a little bit. Add in those to grinder and make a fine powder. 


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, pinch of asafoetida and curry leaves. Let them crackle. Add chopped onion and saute till onion becomes translucent. Add minced garlic and saute for few seconds. Add tomato cubes and saute for 5 minutes. Add turmeric powder, ground masala and salt to taste. Saute till oil starts to separate from spices.
  • Now add mushrooms and mix well. Add tamarind pulp and fenugreek leaves. Cover the pan and let it cook for 8-10 minutes. Stir in between. Add little water to adjust the consistency. Finally add chopped cilantro and let the curry simmer on low heat for about 5 minutes. Serve curry hot with rice.


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  1. adding tamarind sounds interesting...
    my daughter loves mushroom, will try this recipe soon :)

  2. The mushrooms look yummy...I like the idea of tamarind sauce...bwt I finally shared the award in my latest post and linked you :-)

  3. the clicks are so tempting .....yummy mushroom recipe

  4. A different way of curry. Looks yum

  5. This looks yumm, have never cooked mushrooms with tamarind sauce..

  6. Yummm Food :)Awesome....

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  7. Delicious mushroom curry, loved the process of adding tamarind sauce :-)

  8. Looks absolutely awesome and perfect

  9. Guess what? I'm so inspired I'm going to try this out. Nobody in our home fancies mushrooms much, except moi, so hopefully this dish shall shine some enlightenment on folks :)



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