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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Kaju Curry or Cashew Nut Curry

Kaju Curry / Cashew Nut Curry
I had been to Konkan and got this wet kaju to prepare this Kaju Curry.

Kaju Curry or Cashew Nut Curry Ingredients:
  •  Cashew Nuts / Kaju pieces – 100 gms (I used wet Kaju from Konkan. You can use regular dried Kaju as well)
  • Tomatoes – 1
  • Onion – 1
  • Oil- 1 tbsp
  • Jeera / Cumin Seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt

Kaju Curry Gravy Ingredients:
  • Onion – 1
  • green chilli +Ginger + Garlic Paste – 1 tsp
  • Red Chilli Powder – 1 tbsp
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 tsp
  • Chopped Coriander – 1tbsp
  • Cumin Seeds or Jeera – 1/2 tsp
  • cashew nuts 5-6

1)      Chop the Tomato and grind the cut Tomato in a mixer grinder to prepare Tomato puree. Keep aside.
2)      Chop the Onions. Keep aside.
3)       Add all the Kaju Curry Gravy Ingredients listed above to a mixer jar and grind it in a mixer grinder to a smooth paste.
4)      Heat Oil in a pan, add Jeera. Once Jeera/Cumin seeds splutter, add chopped Onion and fry until the Onion pieces look a bit transparent.
5)      Add Tomato puree and fry till the oil separates out from rest of the mixture.
6)      Now add the ground Kaju Curry Gravy paste to the pan. Cook for 2 mins.
7)      Add water and cook for 2 mins. Quantity of water depends on how thick you want to keep the gravy.
8)       Then add Cashew Nuts and Salt and mix well.
9)      Again cook on a low flame for 5 min and then remove from the flame.
10)   Garnish with chopped coriander leaves.