Easy mushroom and potato curry recipe

Posted on April 8th, 2016

As the season starts to change we’re moving away from light meals and leaning towards warm and hearty dishes, such as this delicious mushroom and potato curry.

Mushroom and potato curry recipe

*Serves 4


  • 45ml oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 45ml curry powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 20ml turmeric
  • Pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 15ml tomato paste
  • 500g mixed mushrooms
  • 750g baby potatoes, cooked, peeled and cut into quarters
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onion until it’s soft and light brown.
  2. Add the curry powder, garlic, turmeric, cinnamon and bay leaf and lightly fry for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. Stir in the tomato paste until it’s mixed through.
  4. Add the mushrooms and cook gently until tender.
  5. Add the potatoes to the mushroom curry mixture and gently simmer until cooked through.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.
  7. Serve the curry with a green salad.


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