Mattar (Peas) Mushroom Masala

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 168.0
  • Total Fat: 9.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 170.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 6.4 g

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Vegetarian side dish from Northern India Vegetarian side dish from Northern India
Number of Servings: 4


    2 cups mushrooms, quartered
    1 cup green peas, fresh or frozen
    1½ cups water
    2 medium onions, chopped
    1 tablespoon ghee (clarified butter)
    ½ cup tomato puree
    3 tablespoons cashew butter (or ground cashews)
    1 tablespoon ginger paste
    1 tablespoon garlic paste
    4 green cardamom pods, whole
    1 cinnamon stick
    1 teaspoon turmeric
    1 teaspoon coriander powder
    1 teaspoon garam masala
    ½ teaspoon red chili powder (or more to taste)
    salt to taste


serves 4

Clean & quarter mushrooms and chop onions finely.

Sauté green cardamoms, cinnamon stick and dry spices in butter at medium heat until fragrant and golden. Add onions and cook 3 minutes.

Add ginger, garlic and tomato puree and cook another 2 minutes.

Add the cashew butter along with water and stir well. Bring it to a boil and then add the green peas & mushrooms. Simmer on medium high for 6 to 8 minutes or until peas are fully cooked and liquid is reduced and thickened.

Remove cardamom pods & cinnamon stick.

Serve hot with rice.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user EATDRINKTRAVEL.

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Mushroom Matar is my favorite dish from my local Indian restaurant, and this version tastes very close! I bought some naan from a local bakery, and it was a great meal. - 1/18/09

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  • This was wonderful mmmm yum! - 8/26/11

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