Faux-Indian: Mushroom-Green peas Masala!

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 146.9
  • Total Fat: 8.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 274.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.5 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 6.0 g

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Introduction

This is based off Indian cuisine. You can eat this with rice or naan (Indian flatbread) or just by itself like a stew. You can increase the water content and make it like a soupier stew! Versatile and tasty! (Well, at least, I think it's tasty, haha!) This is based off Indian cuisine. You can eat this with rice or naan (Indian flatbread) or just by itself like a stew. You can increase the water content and make it like a soupier stew! Versatile and tasty! (Well, at least, I think it's tasty, haha!)
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    Whole Mushrooms (2 packets)
    Red onion (1 large)
    Tomato (1)
    Peas, frozen (1.5 cups)
    Olive oil (3 tbsp)
    Tomato paste (0.25 cup)
    Garlic paste (2 tsp)
    Fresh ginger root, shredded (pinch)
    Spices & salt: red chili powder, turmeric powder, thyme, Italian herbs, salt to taste

Directions

- Saute the chopped onion in the oil, and when it begins to turn translucent, add the ginger and garlic and saute some more.
- Add the tomato, and tomato paste, stir and cook till fresh tomato is 'mushy.'
- Add a pinch of turmeric, 1 tsp of chili powder and generous sprinkles of thyme and Italian herbs.
- Add the mushrooms (chopped into halves or quarters) and mix well with the onion/tomato/ginger/garlic paste. Saute.
- Add the peas, mix well, and cover and cook.
- Add salt to taste.

The veggies will cook in their own water, so make sure you cover the pot. Keep checking till the mushrooms are as cooked as you like them.

Eat hot! Serve with rice or bread or eat by itself as a stew.

Makes 6 1-cup servings.


Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PACHELLY.

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