Mushroom Pulao

Mushroom Pulao is one pot meal which requires very few ingredients. Since Avi is a mushroom lover so I keep experimenting with mushroom and this time it was mushroom pulao. 


Cooking Time: 20-25 mins
Preparation Time: 10-15 mins
  • Button mushrooms: 10-12 ( halved)
  • Basmati rice: 1 cup ( soaked for 15-20 mins)
  • Ghee: 2-3 tbsp
  • Green cardamoms: 1-2
  • Cloves: 1-2
  • Cinnamon: 1 inch stick 
  • Bay leaf: 1
  • Cumin seeds: 1/2 teaspoon
  • Onion: 1 medium( chopped)
  • Tomato: 1 small( chopped)
  • Red chilli pwd: 1/4 tsp
  • Turmeric pwd: 1/6 tsp
  • Yogurt: 1/4 cup
  • Garam masala pwd: 1/2 tsp
  • Salt 


  • Clean and remove the stem of mushroom.
  • Combine cornflour and mushroom and mix well. Ensure that mushrooms are well coated.
  • Heat sufficient oil in kadai/pan and fry these mushroom. Once done take out and keep aside.

  • Heat ghee in a pan. Add green cardamoms, cloves, cinnamon, cumin seed, bay leaf and fry for few sec. 
  • Add onions and cook for 3-4 mins then add ginger-garlic-green chilli paste, cook till raw smell leaves.

  • Add the chopped tomato and cook till tomatoes are soft and then add the red chilli pwd, turmeric pwd , garam masala pwd and salt. mix well. Cook for another another 2-3 mins.

  • Add the fried mushroom and mix well.
  • Add the curd and coriander leaves, mix well,ensure that mushroom are well coated with masala.and cook for a min. 

  • Add rice and mix well
  • Add 1 and 3/4 cups water and mix with light hand. Cover and cook till the rice is done. 
  • Serve hot with raita.

  • Do not over cook the rice.

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