Mushrooms or white button Mushrooms are used extensively in cooking in many cuisines worldwide – Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese. They are neither Vegetable nor meat... but still they are called ‘meat’ for vegetarian world. Rich in antioxidants Mushrooms are a great source for Vitamin B, sodium, zinc & potassium.
Mushrooms are quite popular in Indian cuisines too.. they get easily paired up with peas, spinach, chilis and so on.. Mushroom matar is one of the popular North Indian cuisine which is widely loved and cooked. It is cooked in red spicy gravy made with onions, tomatoes & peas. Some people avoid chili red spicy gravy, so they are used to add cashew paste or fresh cream to make it mild & creamy in taste.