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Mushroom Steam Rice Recipe

Rice Dish


Mushroom Steam Rice is the perfect dish to add to your weekly dinner schedule. It's easy, simple and takes little time and effort to prepare.

About Mushroom Steam Rice:

Serving Size: 4 persons

Preparation time: up to 45 minutes

On a journey to achieve a healthy diet or looking for a variation in your daily meals? Try out this amazing Mushroom Steam Rice Recipe by Foodie Encounters. 

Mushrooms are not commonly available in all regions of Pakistan. Dried and packed mushrooms are easy to get from the departmental stores in all major cities. 

Rice is an extremely versatile ingredient. The recipe can be prepared with basmati or any short-grain rice. Regionally, sella (long grain rice) is popular in mountainous areas. Basmati is most commonly used in the plains of Punjab and Sind. 

Whether you like them plain, or you like to add some flavour or spice, you have the options! Not just that you can make lots of other things with rice too which include desserts (kheer, etc) and snacks too. Rice is also a good source of fibre and is jam-packed with nutrients so it is a healthy alternative to roti.

Ingredients for Mushroom Steam Rice:

  • 1/2 cup chopped mushrooms
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 carrot chopped
  • 1 tsp salt 
  • 1 tsp red chilli flakes
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 cups rice (soaked)
  • 1/4 cup oil

How to Cook Mushroom Steam Rice:

01Firstly, in a pot, sauté the onions in 1/4 cup of oil. 

02Once sauteéd, add the garlic paste along to the chopped carrot and fry for 2 minutes.

03Add the spices, i.e salt, chilli flakes, and black pepper along with the tomato paste and mushrooms.

04Cook the mixture till the oil separates.

05Pour the mixture into a separate bowl.

06In the same pot, add a little more salt (a small pinch) and 3 cups of water; dip the service spoon in the cooking pot, it should be an inch dipped in the rice and water mixture.

07Bring the rice mixture to a boil and then cook the rice till the water is almost dried up.

boiled rice - mushroom rice recipe

08Add the previously prepared mushroom mixture, stir thoroughly and then simmer the rice for 15 minutes.

09Top with a little bit of cilantro and enjoy while hot.

Your delicious Mushroom Steam Rice is ready to be served!!!

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