Mushroom Stroganoff with Smetana (Sour Cream) Recipe

Vaibhav Sharma


March 23, 2020

Mushroom Stroganoff with Smetana (Sour Cream) Recipe

Mushroom Stroganoff is a Russian dish of sautéed pieces of Mushroom served in a sauce with smetana (sour cream). Best enjoyed with rice and a side of sautéed vegetables. It can be made in ~ 1 hour.


  • 200g Button Mushrooms
  • 1 medium Onion
  • 3 Green Chillies
  • 1 tablespoon All Purpose Wheat Flour
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • 3 tablespoon Butter (or Olive Oil)
  • ½ teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • ½ teaspoon Italian Herb Mix
  • ¼ teaspoon Black Pepper
  • ½ teaspoon Salt



  • Cut the mushrooms in long, ¼ centimetre thick strips, along the stem.
  • Mince onion and green chillies.

Mushroom Broth

Before we begin we first need to prepare Mushroom Broth.

  1. Heat a tablespoon of butter in a non stick pan and let it sizzle.
  2. Add the chopped mushrooms.
  3. Stir it till the mushroom starts releasing water.
  4. Cook till they are beginning to get brownish.
  5. Add water, let it boil for a minute.
  6. Separate the mushrooms and the broth using a strainer.

Steps to Make

  1. Sprinkle the mushrooms with salt, pepper and herbs. Set it aside.
  2. Melt a tablespoon of butter in a non stick pan.
  3. Add a tablespoon of flour, cook it for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Gradually add the mushroom broth while stirring, cook it till it becomes smooth and thick. Set the prepared broth sauce aside.
  5. Heat up another tablespoon of butter, add the minced onions and green chillies. Cook till the onions begin to get brown.
  6. Add garlic ginger paste and mix well.
  7. Quickly add mushrooms, and cook till they are brown.
  8. Add the thickened broth sauce we prepared earlier, cover and cook for 10 minutes on low. Stirring every few minutes.
  9. Stir in the sour cream, cook it up but don’t let it boil.
  10. Garnish it with Herbs and Enjoy.

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