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Mushroom Curry(Chaatu Tarkari)

The auspicious month of Kartik is about to be over. But Tanmaya had enough of his share of vegetarian and started complaining that I don't give him anything rich any more. So I decided to make some delicious mushroom curry. A delicious veg curry that goes well with rotis or rice, Chattu Tarkari or Mushroom Curry is easy to make and highly delicious.
Hereis the recipe for Chaatu Tarkari

Ingredients:
  1. Fresh Mushrooms: 1 cup 
  2. Potato: 1 medium cut into small cubes
  3. Onion: 1 small chopped finely
  4. Green Peas: 1/4 cup
  5. Ginger paste: 1/4 tsp 
  6. Garlic paste: 1/2 tsp 
  7. Tomato paste(puree): 1 cup
  8. Whipping Cream: 1/4 cup 
  9. Red chilli powder: 1 tsp 
  10. Turmeric powder: 1/2 tsp
  11. Coriander powder: 1/2 tbsp
  12. Cumin powder: 1/4 tbsp
  13. Chopped Coriander leaves
  14. Oil 4tsp

Procedure:
Clean the mushroom and cut them into halves.
Then soak them in turmeric water for 1/2hrs.
Squeeze the mushroom properly to drain out the water.
Take a pan & put 2tsp of oil and fry the mushrooms. As the mushrooms start oozing water add the cubed potatoes and fry, this way the potato would absorb all the wonderful taste of the mushroom.
Once all the water dries up, remove the mushrooms and potatoes.
After these have been fried, keep those aside.
Put 2tbs of in a pan .
Add onion along with a pinch of salt and let it cook till they turn translucent. 
Add the red chili  powder to it and cook till the raw smell is gone.
Add ginger and garlic paste and cook till the raw smell is gone.
Add the turmeric, coriander and cumin powder and tomato puree along with salt to taste and cook it for 4-5 mins or till oil oozes out.
Add the whipping cream and cook for another 2-4 mins. 
Add the potatoes , cover and cook till the potatoes are almost cooked through, then add the green peas and fried mushroom. Mix well add 1/2 cup of water and bring it to a boil and let the potatoes to cook through completely. 

Garnish with Coriander leave and serve with rice or roti and enjoy.
Till then Happy Blogging
Rakhee

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