Shru's Mushrooms


10-12 tiny button mushrooms
11/2 cups wiltted spinach
1tb sp finely chopped onions
1 small tomato chopped fine
1/2 tsp grated  ginger
4-5 cloves of garlic smashed
salt to taste
chilli powder to taste
3t sps  oil
2 t sps butter
2 tb sps of milk

  • Wash and trim mushrooms
  • Wash  and drain spinach leaves,put in a pan on the heat without adding any water and cover for a minute.Open the lid reduce the heat and let it wilt for a minute or two. Take it off the heat and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a fry pan and  gently fry the onions to a light golden brown
  • Add chopped tomatoes and fry a bit,
  • Add ginger garlic and fry till tomatos are soft
  • Add salt and chilli powder
  • Roughly chop the wilted spinach and add to the masala, cook for two three minute till  most of the liquid has dried up.Add the milk  and cook till its well blended. Should not be too dry.Keep aside.
  • Heat 2t sps of butter in a fry pan , add mushrooms and gently fry for three minutes.
  • Add the mushrooms to the spinach mixture and cook  on low heat for a further two minutes.Remove from heat before the mushrooms shrink.
  • Dig out a t spoon of the spinach, blow hard , close your eyes and taste........not good enough??Hmmmmm, add a blob of cream to the spinach.Taste the difference without adding  a single mm to your waist line.


  1. Sounds divine!!! I could have this with roti or make a sandwich out of it with my sandwich maker. Thank youuuuuuuu!! My mushroom cravings are constant :-0 This will help esp. cuz chopped spinach is easily available.

    I was just going to write to you asking for new recipes - we were getting bored of cooking the same ol'... so keep them coming PLEASEEE!!

  2. Great to know my friends are developing a taste for cooking!!Love it:))