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Nawabi Gucchi | Mushroom Cashew Gravy

Nawabi Gucchi
Nawabi Gucchi is a rich and creamy Indian Gravy prepared by cooking button mushrooms in cashew nut sauce. This Mushroom cashew nut gravy can be served as a side dish to Indian Flat breads like Chapati , Naan or Roti. Adapted this recipe from The everything Indian cook book written by Monica Bhide. Please check below for step by step instructions and pictures for preparing Mushroom Cashew nut Gravy - Nawabi Gucchi.

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Yields: 2 Servings
Mushroom Cashew Gravy

Button Mushrooms Medium size7-10
Cashews1 tbsp
Oil1 tbsp
Bay leaf1
Green Cardamom1
Cinnamon stick1 inch
Garlic finely chopped1 tsp
Onions finely chopped1/2 Cup
Coriander powder1 tsp
chilli powder1/2 tsp
Milk1/4 Cup
Whipped Yogurt | Curd1/4 Cup
SaltAs needed


  • Soak cashews in 1/2 cup of water for 10 mins. Drain and grind into smooth paste. Wash mushrooms in running water for 3-4 times. Cut into small pieces and keep it ready.

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  • Heat Oil in a pan. Add bay leaf, cloves, cardamom, cloves and minced garlic. Fry till raw smell goes off. Add onions and fry till they turn translucent.

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  • Add coriander powder and chilli powder. Mix well. Add ground cashew nut paste and fry for a min.

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  • Add 1/4 cup milk and 1/4 cup whipped yogurt | Curd. Mix well. 

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  •  Reduce to low flame and cook till oil starts to separate from gravy. Add mushrooms, salt and cook for 5-7 mins or until mushrooms are cooked completely.

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Nawabi Gucchi | Mushrooms in Cashewnut Gravy
Nawabi Gucchi | Mushrooms in Cashewnut Gravy


  1. Creamy and yummy curry. First time here. Happy to follow u. Do visit my blog when u find time

  2. rich and thick cashew gravy..perfect side dish for hot chapathi

  3. Very rich looking creamy nawabi gucchi..Prefect side for rotis.

  4. I have never made it thought the name of the dish sounds familiar. I am loving the creamy texture and the rest of the flavors in it,

  5. Delicious looking nawabi gucchi, sounds so yummy.

  6. Pass me that platter...looks very creamy and yummy !

  7. Very rich and delicious gravy :)


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