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Paneer In Mushroom curry

Paneer In Mushroom Curry

Paneer In Mushroom Curry is a dish where paneer and other vegetables are cooked in mushroom sauce along with Indian spices. The gravy is rich and creamy and has a nice flavor of mushroom. The curry goes well with roti, tandoori roti, naan, paratha or jeera rice.
Course dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword curry, dinner, maincourse, mushroom, NorthIndian, paneer, red capsicum
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 386kcal


  • 3 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp ghee clarified butter
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seed jeera
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 2 green chili
  • 1 tsp ginger paste
  • 2 onion slices (each leaf removed and sliced)
  • 1/2 green capsicum chopped
  • 1/2 red capsicum chopped. I had some yellow bell pepper left and so I have used it.
  • 500 g paneer cut into cube
  • 1/4 cup mixed vegetables I have used sweet corn and baby corn
  • 1 cup mushroom sauce
  • 1.5 tsp garam masala
  • 1.5 tsp red chili powder
  • 2 tsp coriander cumin powder dhania jeera powder
  • 1 tsp kitchen king masala
  • 1/2 cup kasuri methi
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp cashew nut powder
  • 5 mushroom sliced
  • salt as per taste
  • coriander washed and chopped for garnishing
  • 1/2 cup water or as needed to adjust the consistency of the gravy


  • Heat oil and ghee in a pan. (I forgot to add ghee and so have added later in the next step). Add cumin seeds and let it crackle. Add chopped garlic, green chili (you can also use crush chili to make it spicy), ginger paste.
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  • Saute all on medium heat.
    Paneer In Mushroom curry
  • Add onions and red and green bell pepper, baby corn, sweet corn ( I have made pizza the earlier night and hence I had few of yellow bell pepper, sweet corn, baby corn used for the pizza toppings left and hence have used them too).
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  • Saute till everything softens. Add spices - coriander cumin powder, garam masala, red chili powder and kitchen king masala).
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  • Mix well and saute for a minute. Add kasuri methi. (You can also use fresh methi leaves if you have).
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  • Add chopped paneer. 
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  • Mix well and saute for couple of minutes.
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  • Add the mushroom sauce and water and mix well.
    Paneer In Mushroom curry
  • Add chopped mushroom. Mix well and cook till mushroom soften.
    Paneer In Mushroom curry
  • Add cashew nut powder, sugar and salt. Mix well.
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  • Simmer the curry on medium heat for 5-7 minutes. The oil will float on top. The paneer in mushroom curry is ready to serve.
    Paneer In Mushroom curry
  • Remove  paneer in mushroom curry in a serving bowl. Garnish with coriander and serve with tandoori naan, roti or paratha.
    Paneer In Mushroom curry


Calories: 386kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 91mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Vitamin C: 28.5mg | Calcium: 420mg | Iron: 0.9mg