You might have got the idea that I like making curries. I really do! This one is different from the others in the fact it doesn’t use a pre-made paste. The flavours are based entirely in a gorgeous, thick tomato sauce. If you leave it to simmer with the lid off the pan, it’ll reduce beautifully. This is a very mild curry – garnish it with sliced red chillies to build up heat if you want it – leave off if you don’t!

Serves – 2
Prep / Cooking time – 5mins / 40mins

Bengali Mushroom and Pea Curry Ingredients

Olive Oil
400g Mushrooms (Cut in halves or quarters)
2 Tins Chopped Tomatoes
2 tsp English Mustard
2 tsp Nigella Seeds
1 tsp Turmeric Powder
1 tsp Chilli Powder (pick the strength according to taste)
2 tsp Brown Sugar
Juice of 1/2 lemon
3 Medium/Large Green Chillies – (2 Left whole with a score up the side, 1 chopped and deseeded)
1 Cup Petit Pois

1 Sliced Red Chilli (for garnish/heat)
A Handful of Fresh Coriander – Chopped for garnish




Method

1 – Warm a few glugs of oil in a large pan.

2 – Add the Nigella Seeds, Chopped Tomatoes, Sugar, Turmeric, Chilli Powder and the Chopped Chilli – give it a good mix.

3 – Put in the scored chillies whole, and bring the heat up to a simmer.

Bengali Mushroom and Pea Curry starting to take shape

4 – Leave to simmer for while and reduce.


5 – Add the Mustard and put in the Mushrooms and stir in well, let the mushrooms cook through.

Bengali Mushroom and Pea Curry nearly finished..

6 – Season with Salt and Pepper and chuck in the Lemon Juice and Peas.

7 – Ideally the sauce should be thick and rich – if it’s too thick, put in some water to soften.

20160822_185320

8 – Serve with rice and top with the chopped coriander, and red chillies if you want some heat.

9 – Enjoy the Bengali Mushroom and Pea Curry!

The finished Bengali Mushroom and Pea Curry

Get more stuff like this

Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.



Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

How To Invisibly Mount a Sky Q Mini Box on your TV! (Or any set-top box!)
Is the Alton Chained Oak Tree of the Year 2020?
Alton Towers Scarefest 2020 IS Happening – Here are the UPDATED details..
Back to Reality (and back to the Five Bells)
What You Need to Know in Building a Wine Cellar
Tips on Making Healthy Granola
Super Simple Katsu Curry
Paneer, Tomato and Spinach Curry
5 Things to Do While Vacationing in SD

If you’re looking for a great place to vacation, San Diego...

Top 10 Free Things to Do in London

London is one of the best places to visit on a...

The Best Locations For A Family Holiday In New South Wales

If it is coming to that time of the year that...

Review – Glamp at The Priory

As an adult, I’ve never been a fan of camping –...

No Preview
Book Of Dead Slot Review 2020
Review – Glamp at The Priory
Review – Tulleys Christmas Experience 2019
Review – Chessington Howl’o’ween 2019
5 Things to Do While Vacationing in SD

If you’re looking for a great place to vacation, San Diego...

Top 10 Free Things to Do in London

London is one of the best places to visit on a...

The Best Locations For A Family Holiday In New South Wales

If it is coming to that time of the year that...

Review – Glamp at The Priory

As an adult, I’ve never been a fan of camping –...

Get more stuff like this
in your inbox

Subscribe to my mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.