Monday, 10 August 2015

Stir fried mushrooms and green peas with Cajun spice mix

This stir fried mushrooms and green peas comes together so quickly and it's perfect for week night dinners / busy days. Crispy mushrooms , soft green peas and a delicious spice blend to binds them together. I used this side as a filling in along with cucumber and mayo in my chapathi rolls. You can serve it along with rice.


  • 1 Tablespoon salted butter
  • 2 Teaspoons of homemade or store bought Cajun Seasoning
  • 1 Cups Fresh Green Peas ( thaw if frozen)
  • 1 packet of button Mushrooms (Cleaned and sliced)

For the Cajun Seasoning ( Yield 1/4 Cup) 

  • 2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Teaspoon Onion Powder
  • 1 and 1/4 Teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 and 1/4 Teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 and 1/4 Teaspoon dried Oregano
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Red chilli flakes
  • 2 Teaspoon paprika ( alternatively you can use Kashmiri red chilli powder)
  • 1 and 1/2 Teaspoon cayenne pepper ( alternatively you can use spicy red chilli powder locally available in India. I Used Ashirwad red chilli powder red and hot)
  • 2 Teaspoon salt 


1. Make Cajun Seasoning : Combine all the ingredients together listed under the Cajun seasoning and store in a airtight container.
2. In a large pan, heat butter. when the butter melts, add  mushrooms and fry on high flame for 5 minutes stirring intermittely
3. Add fresh green peas. Give it a nice stir
4. Then sprinkle Cajun seasoning to coat the mushroom and green peas. give it a nice stir
5. Close the pan with a lid and reduce the flame to medium. Let the green peas and mushrooms cook for 3 to 4 minutes until they are cooked through and the mushrooms are nice crispy
6. Serve hot

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