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Exotic Italian Mushroom Risotto Recipe

Posted By: Pooja Gupta

Mushroom risotto is an authentic Italian recipe, which takes a little time to make but the end result is really creamy and tasty. It can be made in the veg or non-veg style and in whatever way that you like.

The rice used in this recipe is not a regular one but we use a special risotto rice, which is available in the market by the name of Arborio rice. Do try this recipe at home and let the flavours melt in your mouth.

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Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
Total Time
50 Mins

Recipe By: Chef Pallavi Nigam Sahay

Recipe Type: Main Course

Serves: 2

  • Arborio rice - 2 cups

    Onion (chopped) - ¼th cup

    Piece of celery (chopped) - 2 inch

    Piece of carrot (chopped) - 2 inch

    Finely chopped garlic - ½ tsp

    Mushrooms (finely chopped) - 7-8

    Veg or chicken stock - 2 cups

    Parmesan cheese - 4 tbsp

    Butter - 2 tbsp

    Oil - 2 tbsp

    Salt and pepper

Red Rice Kanda Poha
How to Prepare
  • 1. For the risotto, heat oil in a pan.

    2. Fry the onion, carrot and celery.

    3. Season it lightly, add the garlic.

    4. Now, add the chopped mushrooms, saute until it has softened up.

    5. Now, add the Arborio rice and toast it in the pan for a few minutes.

    6. Now, add the little stock, mix properly.

    7. Let the stock get evaporated.

    8. Then, again add a little bit of the stock.

    9. Keep on adding, little stock at a time, till the rice is cooked.

    10. Now, add butter and parmesan to it.

    11. Mix until the butter has nicely melted.

  • 1. You can use shallots instead of onions to give it a better taste.
  • 2. Portobello mushrooms are recommended rather than button mushrooms.
Nutritional Information
  • Serving Size - 1 cup
  • Calories - 206 cal
  • Fat - 3 g
  • Protein - 3 g
  • Carbohydrates - 28 g
  • Sugar - 2 g
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Story first published: Wednesday, November 8, 2017, 19:00 [IST]
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