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Kaju Curry


Kaju Curry

Kaju Curry



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Your favorite vegetables cooked in a luscious cashew nuts and khoya gravy. Kaju curry is a Lucknawi delight.


  • 1/2 cup ghee

    2 tsp cumin seeds

    1 cup grated onions

    15-20 cashew nuts-soaked for 1/2 hour and ground to a paste

    2 Tbsp poppy seeds-soaked 1/2 hour and ground to a paste

    1/4 cup milk

    2 Tbsp nariyal ka burada (dessicated coconut)

    1/2 tsp turmeric

    1/2 tsp chilli powder

    1/2 tsp garam masala

    1 Tbsp powdered coriander seeds

    1 Tbsp salt

    2-3 green chillies - slit

    1/4 cup khoya - mashed into a paste with water

    1 1/2 cups mixed vegetables of your choice-blanched

    1/4 cup thick cream-to garnish

    2 Tbsp chopped coriander leaves-for garnish


Heat the ghee in a heavy based pan, and add the cumin.

When the seeds splutter, add onions and saute till a light brown.

Now add the ground paste and saute till the fat separates.

Increase the heat, add the vegetables, and turn around to mix.

Add the turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala, dhania, salt and the green chillies, and stir-fry to mix well.

Add 1 1/2 cups water and the khoya, bring to a boil, and then simmer, uncovered for 3-4 minutes.

Serve hot garnished with the cream and coriander leaves.

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Key Ingredients: clarified butter, cumin seeds, onion, cashew nuts, poppy seeds, milk, desiccated coconut, turmeric, red chilli, garam masala, coriander seeds, salt, green chillies, khoya, cream, coriander leaves