Mushroom masala

Mushroom Masala

Mushrooms are an unusual ingredient in Indian cuisine. That is because most of the climate in India is arid and dry, while mushrooms need moisture to grow. Until recent times, the only mushrooms that were significant as food in India were a regional food of the Kashmiri foothills, where a type of morel mushroom grows.… Continue reading Mushroom Masala

Mushroom Biryani

Mushroom biryani is an easy, one-pot vegetarian meal, perfect for a weekday dinner. A well-made biryani is fragrant and spicy. The balance of flavors and various textures make for a satisfying meal. This version uses mushrooms to obtain the texture and umami balance of traditional biryani. For the most part, mushroom have not historically been… Continue reading Mushroom Biryani