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Shamu Datshi | Mushroom and Cheese Stew
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Shamu Datshi | Cheese and Mushroom Recipe

In Bhutan, Shamu is Mushroom and Datshi is cheese. We'll be following Cheese and Mushroom Recipe or Shamu Datshi in this article.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Bhutanese
Keyword: bhutan, bhutan food, bhutanese food, cheese and mushroom recipe, cottage cheese, food of bhutan, recipe with mushroom
Servings: 1


  • 300 gm Cremini mushroom
  • 1 Onion
  • ½ Tomato
  • 6-7 Green chilli
  • Salt to taste
  • 3-4 tbsp Oil
  • ½ cup Water
  • 2-3 tbsp Cheese (a combination of Amul cheese and farmer cheese)
  • 4-5 Sliced garlic
  • Coriander leaves


  • Wash the mushroom, chillies, tomato, onion and garlic gently.
  • Cut the mushroom, tomato, chilli, onion and garlic into the section as shown.
  • Put the sliced mushroom, onion, tomato, green chilli, garlic, salt, oil, water in a pot and cover the lid and keep it on high flame.
  • Boil it for 4-5 mins and add cheese.
  • Cook until your cheese get melt. Usually, it takes 2-3 mins to melt the cheese.
  • Stir thoroughly and turn off the flame.
  • Garnish your mushroom datshi with coriander leaves.
  • Serve it with Rice and you're ready to eat.


Don't add excessive water while making the dish as mushroom already contains some amount of water.