Creamy Mushroom Risotto Recipe

One pot meal to entice you on a Friday meal, with rice, mushrooms, cream and cheese

Smitha Kalluraya
Creamy Mushroom Risotto Recipe
1700 ratings.

Creamy Mushroom Risotto Recipe is a classic Italian classic dish made with creamy arborio rice and sauteed mushrooms. Typically, risotto is slowly cooked in a broth of vegetable/chicken adding it in intervals till the arborio rice is fluffed up and creamy. This slow cooking method helps to release the starch from the rice, giving risotto its characteristic silky, creamy texture. Addition of mushroom makes this risotto more healthy and tasty. Do try this easy cheesy creamy mushroom risotto recipe along with Quick Bread Pizza for dinner!

If you like risottos, here are a few more that you can try for weekend

  1. Creamy Mixed Vegetable Risotto Recipe
  2. Creamy Roasted Pumpkin Risotto Recipe
  3. Brown Rice & Quinoa Risotto Recipe
  4. Pumpkin Pistachio Risotto Recipe

Cuisine: Italian Recipes
Course: Dinner
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Hard Anodised Kadai (Wok)
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

35 M

Total in

50 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Arborio rice
  • 2 tablespoons Butter (Salted)
  • 1/4 cup Onions , finely chopped
  • 4 cloves Garlic , finely minced
  • 1 liter Vegetable stock
  • 1/2 cup Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , finely chopped
  • 15 Button mushrooms , chopped 
  • 3 tablespoons Fresh cream
  • 3/4 cup Cheese , grated
  • Salt , to taste
  • Black pepper powder , to taste
  • Dried oregano , powder, to garnish 

How to make Creamy Mushroom Risotto Recipe

  1. To begin making the Creamy Mushroom Risotto recipe, in a heavy bottomed pan, add a teaspoon of butter. To it add chopped onions and minced garlic. Salute for about 3 to 5 minutes.

  2. Add rice to it and mix. Add some vegetable broth to it and bring it to boil. Once they start boiling, reduce the heat and simmer till broth is completely absorbed.

  3. Add the remaining stock and simmer until the rice is completely cooked and all the stock is absorbed. If the stock dries up before the rice is cooked add little warm water . 

  4. Meanwhile, as rice is getting cooked, prepare the veggies. In another pan, take a teaspoon of butter. Throw in chopped capsicums and mushroom. Add a pinch of salt and pepper. 

  5. Saute in between till the veggies get nicely done. 

  6. Once the rice is cooked stir in grated cheese, cream and mix till everything combines well. 

  7. Finally add roasted mushrooms, some crushed pepper and oregano powder give a gentle mix and serve hot creamy mixed vegetables Risotto.

  8. Serve Creamy Mushroom Risotto along with Quick Bread Pizza for a weekend dinner with family.