Simple Mushroom Curry

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What better way to use fresh button mushrooms than rustle up a mushroom curry? This one includes ginger and garlic, as well as potato, turmeric and chili, for a truly authentic Indian flavor.


  • 1/2 lb (225g) fresh button mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 sliced fresh tomato
  • 1 peeled, cubed, cooked large potato
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 chopped small yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Poached eggs, to serve (optional)
  • Snipped chives and/or cilantro, for garnish


  1. Heat the oil in a small skillet.
  2. Fry the onion, tomato, ginger and garlic paste with the turmeric, cumin, coriander, and chili for 5 minutes.
  3. Add the potatoes and mushrooms.
  4. Add some salt and cook for another 5 or minutes until done.
  5. Top with a poached egg if liked.
  6. Consider adding some chives and/or cilantro for a splash of green.