Kaju Curry or kaju masala

Kaju Curry or kaju masala

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 10

Total Time : 20

Ingredients

Serves 4

  • 1 tbsp ghee / clarified butter

  • 2/3 rd cup cashew / kaju, whole

  • 2 tsp oil

  • 1 tsp jeera / cumin

  • 1 inch cinnamon stick

  • ½ onion, finely chopped

  • ½ tsp turmeric / haldi

  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder

  • ½ tsp coriander powder

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tsp kasuri methi / dry fenugreek leaves, crushed

  • 1 tbsp coriander leaves, finely chopped

  • FOR ONION TOMATO PASTE: 1 tsp oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 3 large tomato, finely chopped

  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste

Directions

  • 01

    firstly, heat a tsp of oil and add 1 tsp jeera, 1 inch cinnamon stick and 1 bay leaf. saute till they turn aromatic. further add ½ onion and saute well.

  • 02

    add in prepared tomato onion paste and saute till the paste thickens. keeping the flame on low, add ½ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp red chilli powder, ½ tsp coriander powder and ½ tsp salt.

  • 03

    saute on low flame for a minute. now add 1 cup water. stir continuously till the cream completely combines well.

  • 04

    further add roasted cashews and stir well. cover and simmer for 5 minutes or till the gravy thickens slightly.

  • 05

    add in ½ tsp garam masala, 1 tsp kasuri methi and 1 tbsp coriander leaves.

  • 06

    finally, serve kaju masala or cashew curry with roti or chapati

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