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Recipe: Makai Saag Baked Mushroom

By Rakhee Vaswani
November 10, 2016 17:00 IST
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Celebrity chef Rakhee Vaswani shares an easy-to-make appetiser recipe.

Here's a creamy, tasty dish with mushrooms that you must try.

Take a look!

Makai Saag Baked Mushroom

Makai Saag Baked Mushroom

IMAGE: Makai Saag baked Mushroom by chef Rakhee Vaswani.
Photograph: Kind courtesy Palate Culinary Studio


  • 4 to 5 palak leaves
  • 2 to 3 bhatua leaves
  • 5 to 6 sarson leaves
  • 1/2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp ginger, minced
  • 1 tbsp onion, minced
  • 1 tbsp tomato, chopped
  • 1 green chilli, minced
  • 2 to 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp maize flour
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • A pinch of turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 5 to 6 mushrooms
  • 10 gm white cheddar cheese


  • Blanch all the three leafy vegetables and keep in cold water. Blend into a puree.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Saute butter and garlic.
  • Add onions and saute until they turn golden.
  • Add minced ginger, green chilli, maize flour, season with salt, red chilli powder, turmeric and coriander powder. Stir for a minute.
  • Add some milk followed by the vegetable puree. Cook for a minute.
  • Once done, set aside the prepared saag.
  • Clean the mushrooms, remove the stem, brush with butter inside out and fill them with the saag.
  • Top it with white cheddar cheese.
  • Gratinate in the oven for 5 to 10 minutes in a preheated oven at 180 degree Celcius.

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