Mushroom do pyaza uses the onion in double the quantity hence the name “do pyaza“. This mushroom curry is tasty and can be made in a jiffy. Mushroom do pyaza makes a perfect side dish in any north Indian meal. One of the most popular Indian mushroom recipes is mushroom do pyaza. The do pyaza part signifies two types of onions, chopped and sliced. It’s easy, but very, very delicious. So here’s the recipe.
500 gms mushroom (quartered)
1 tbsp oil
1/4 tsp cumin seed
1 tsp ginger garlic paste
2 onions (chopped)
1 capsicum (sliced)
4 small onions (cut in halves)
2 tomatoes (chopped)
1/2 tsp coriander powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
1/2 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp lemon juice
1 tbsp coriander leaves
Salt to taste
How to make mushroom do pyaza:
Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seed and when it starts to splatter add ginger–garlic paste and onion.
Fry till the onions are translucent.
Then add all the spices, coriander powder, turmeric powder and red chili. Mix all the ingredients well and let it cook for a minute.
Add tomatoes and cook for 2 minute, till tomatoes are little pulpy.
Add the small onions and capsicum and fry for 2-3 minute, till capsicum is little soft.
Now add the mushroom pieces along with salt. Cover it with a lid and cook till done. Cook on low flame.
When mushroom are cooked add finely chopped coriander leaves and lime juice.
Mix gently and serve.
Note : In case you do not have small onions then use ordinary onions. But remember to cut them in big pieces.