Posted by ST at Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Mushrooms are ideal food for persons following a weight management program or diabetics. They have no fats, no cholesterol, very low carbohydrates,very little sodium and fat, full of proteins, vitamins and minerals, amino acids, anti biotic ,anti oxidants,a lot of water and and 8 to 10 percent of the dry weight is fiber. Moreover, they contain natural insulin and enzymes which help breaking down of sugar or starch of the food. Again, they are known to contain certain compounds which help proper functioning of liver, pancreas and the other endocrinal glands, thereby promoting formation of insulin and its proper flow.
This curry is best relished with steaming hot phulkas and Chapatis. Making zero oil curry /subzi is not as difficult as it may sound.It tastes as yummy as subzi with oil.
Cooking Time: 30 Minutes
Makes 3 Serving
To be ground into a paste:-
2 tbsp Chopped Almonds (Badam),soaked in little water
2 tbsp poppy seeds (Khus Khus), soaked in 2 tablespoons of water
4 green chillies, roughly chopped
2 cloves garlic
1 tsp chopped ginger
1/2 cup chopped onions paste
1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms (khumbh)
1 cup fresh peas/mutter/Frozen peas (I used frozen peas)
1/4 cup low fat milk / Non Fat milk
salt to taste
2 tbsp chopped coriander for garnishing
1/4 tsp Orange food color(Optional)
Make a paste of the chopped onions.
Heat a non-stick pan on a medium flame and when hot,add onion paste and saute the onion mixture until they turn mild golden color heat.Stir continuously so it doesn't burn.
Then Add the grounded paste and cook stirring continuously for 4 mins till it is golden in colour. .Add ½ cup of water to it and mix well .Add the peas,salt and simmer till the peas get cooked.
Add the mushrooms,milk and Food colour.Simmer covered for about 10 more minutes.
Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.
Delicious Mushroom and Green peas curry is now ready to serve.
Serve hot with phulkas,chapatis,rotis, naans.
Enjoy the Guilt Free Subzi:)