Mushroom Stroganoff is a classic dish that is loved by many for its rich and comforting flavors. In this recipe, we'll be putting a twist on the traditional recipe by swapping out the egg noodles for fluffy white Basmati rice. This variation not only provides a gluten-free option but also gives the dish a deliciously nutty and aromatic flavor. The star of the show, however, remains the tender and meaty mushrooms in a creamy, tangy sauce that is sure to satisfy any craving for comfort food. So, whether you're a mushroom lover, gluten-free eater, or just in the mood for a cozy and delicious meal, this Mushroom Stroganoff with White Basmati Rice is sure to be a hit. Let's get started!
200g basmati rice
15g dried oyster mushrooms
1 tbsp vegetable oil
6 flat mushrooms, sliced
1 onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 tbsp sweet smoked paprika
1 tbsp tomato purée
200ml half-fat soured cream
a handful of leaves flat-leaf parsley, chopped
Place the rice in a small lidded pan with 400ml of water and a pinch of salt. Bring it to a boil, then reduce the heat to a gentle simmer. Cover with a lid and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and let it steam for another 10 minutes. Fluff up the rice with a fork.
Meanwhile, pour 150ml of just-boiled water over the porcini mushrooms in a small bowl. In a large non-stick frying pan, heat the oil and fry the flat mushrooms and onion for about 10 minutes, until all of the water has evaporated and they start to caramelize.
Add garlic, paprika, and tomato purée to the pan and cook for a minute. Drain the porcini, but keep the liquid, then chop them roughly. Add them to the pan with the soaking liquid. Turn down the heat to low and cook gently for 10 minutes. If the mixture is too thick, add a splash of water. Stir in the soured cream and season to taste.
Spoon the white basmati rice onto plates, then spoon over the stroganoff mixture. Finally, sprinkle with parsley.
This Mushroom Stroganoff recipe is a hearty and delicious vegetarian option that's easy to prepare and perfect for a comforting dinner. The use of White Basmati Rice instead of noodles makes it a lighter alternative and provides a lovely texture to the dish. The creamy and flavorful mushroom sauce pairs perfectly with the rice, making it a satisfying meal that will surely impress your guests.