mushroom stir fry recipe

mushroom fry recipe with step by step photos – easy and a quick method to prepare an indian style delicious mushroom stir fry recipe.

i get a lot of requests to post recipes which are quick to make and do not take long hours of cooking. i will be adding such recipes that can be made quickly, but without compromising on the health factor and using fresh ingredients.

this recipe of mushroom fry is one i make at times along with the mushroom chilli fry and garlic mushroom. these three recipes are my savior recipes on days when i do not have the luxury of time to cook an elaborate meal. usually i have atta dough in the fridge, so after the mushrooms are cooked, i make phulkas and prepare a quick veggie salad.

there are various ways and methods through which a stir fry recipe can be made. there are many variations possible. there are different recipes for stir fries like chinese, thai, malaysian and so on. i have also posted mushroom pepper fry recipe which is a spicy recipe of mushrooms with black pepper.

this particular mushroom stir fry recipe is indian style and uses basic ingredients that are easily available in an indian kitchen. everything is cooked in one pan. all the prep work, you need to do is slice the onions, green chilies and chop the mushrooms. the rest of the cooking is just stir frying or sauteing the ingredients in a pan.

serve mushroom fry with chapatis, parathas or bread. you can also make sandwiches or wraps with this mushroom stuffing.

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mushroom fry recipe | indian mushroom stir fry recipe

mushroom fry recipe - easy and quick to prepare indian style mushroom stir fry recipe.

course main course
cuisine indian
prep time 10 minutes
cook time 20 minutes
total time 30 minutes
servings 2 to 3
calories per serving 153 kcal
author dassana

ingredients (1 cup = 250 ml)

  • 200 to 250 grams white button mushrooms, rinsed and chopped
  • 1.5 to 2 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds (jeera) - crushed lightly
  • 2 medium sized onions or 130 to 135 grams onions, thinly sliced
  • teaspoon turmeric powder (haldi) or about 2 to 3 pinches turmeric powder
  • ½ teaspoon kashmiri red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon garam masala powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder (dhania patta)
  • 1 green chili (hari mirch) - sliced or chopped
  • salt as per taste
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon chopped coriander leaves (dhania patta)

how to make recipe?

preparation for mushroom fry recipe:

  1. slice 2 medium sized onions. you will need 130 to 135 grams thinly sliced onions.

  2. also chop or sliced white button mushrooms. you can wipe the mushrooms with a clean kitchen towel and then chop or you can rinse them in water and then chop. 

  3. i take each mushroom and rinse it well to remove the mud particles. then slice the stalk a bit and chop the mushrooms. i also slice bruised part if any in the mushrooms.

making mushroom fry recipe:

  1. heat 1.5 to 2 tbsp oil in a pan. then add 1/2 tsp cumin seeds. you can also crush the cumin seeds lightly in a mortar-pestle and then add.
  2. add sliced onions.
  3. on a low to medium flame saute the onions till they turn translucent or light brown.
  4. then add the chopped or sliced white button mushrooms.

  5. mix the mushrooms with the onions and begin to saute or stir fry on a medium to high flame.
  6. keep on stirring the mushrooms at intervals. the mushrooms will release water first.
  7. continue to cook, till all the water dries up and the mushrooms look glossy as well as they are slightly browned from the edges. even if they are not browned, the water should dry up in the pan and the mushrooms should be cooked well.
  8. now add the following ingredients - 1/8 tsp turmeric powder or about 2 pinches, 1/2 tsp kashmiri red chili powder, 1/2 tsp garam masala powder, 1 tsp coriander powder & 1 green chili, sliced or chopped.
  9. mix the spices very well with the mushrooms. season with salt as per taste.

  10. mix the salt with the stir fried mushrooms. saute for a minute then switch off the flame.
  11. lastly add 2 tbsp coriander leaves and mix again very well.
  12. serve indian style mushroom fry with chapatis, parathas or bread.

recipe notes

  • this mushroom fry recipe can be easily doubled.


how to make indian style mushroom fry recipe:

1. heat 1.5 to 2 tbsp oil in a pan. then add ½ tsp cumin seeds. you can also crush the cumin seeds lightly in a mortar-pestle and then add.

cumin for mushroom stir fry recipe

2. add sliced onions.

onions for mushroom stir fry recipe

3. stir and begin to saute the onions on a low to medium flame.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

4. saute the onions till they turn translucent or light brown.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

5. then add the chopped or sliced white button mushrooms. you can wipe the mushrooms with a clean kitchen towel and then chop or you can rinse them and then chop. i take each mushroom and rinse it well to remove the mud particles. then slice the stalk a bit and chop the mushrooms. i also slice bruised part if any in the mushrooms.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

6. mix the mushrooms with the onions. begin to saute or stir fry on a medium to high flame.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

7. keep on stirring the mushrooms at intervals. the mushrooms will release water first.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

8. continue to cook, till all the water dries up.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

9. after the water has dried, continue to saute till the mushrooms look glossy as well as they are slightly browned from the edges.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

10. even if they are not lightly browned, they should be cooked well.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

11. now add the following ingredients – ⅛ tsp turmeric powder or about 2 to 3 pinches, ½ tsp kashmiri red chili powder, ½ tsp garam masala powder, 1 tsp coriander powder & 1 green chili (sliced or chopped).

making mushroom stir fry recipe

12. mix the spices very well with the mushrooms.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

13. season with salt as per taste.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

14. mix the salt with the stir fried mushrooms. saute for a minute then switch off the flame. lastly add 2 tbsp coriander leaves and mix again very well.

making mushroom stir fry recipe

15. serve indian style mushroom fry with chapatis, parathas or bread.

mushroom stir fry




19 thoughts on “mushroom fry recipe, how to make mushroom fry | mushroom dry recipes”

  1. tried this recipie today and it turned out awesome! thank you so much foe simplifying indian recipies. I love this app and all the recipies

    1. immerse the mushroom in water for 10 mins then wash individually each mushroom under running tap. Then wipe with a cloth hope this process helps you in washing mushroom.

  2. Hello Amit,

    This recipe i tried and its yummy!! Thanks for posting the lovely recipes!!

    I have 1.5 years old son, could you please post few recipes of Ragi? and also what all millets can we eat in summers?

    1. thanks neha. will try to add some more ragi recipes. i know only of jowar/sorghum being good during summers. i have never tried other millets in summers.

  3. Hey! I love your recipes. I had a question regarding this one. Can I substitute mushroom with paneer?

    TIA! Keep up the good work!

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