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Cashew & Peas Curry Recipe

Cashew & Peas Curry
How to make Cashew & Peas Curry

About Cashew & Peas Curry Recipe: Also known as Kaju Maluwa, this curry recipe is a traditional Sri Lankan dish. Cashews are an integral part of Sri Lankan cuisine that is extensively used along with other nuts, here is a delicious cashew and green peas curry cooked with a host of spices for a luscious curry that you can serve with rice or roti.

  • Total Cook Time 55 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 40 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

Ingredients of Cashew & Peas Curry

  • 250 gms dry cadjunuts
  • 1 tsp fenugreek
  • 3-4 tsp chilli powder
  • 50 gms onion, chopped
  • 200 ml coconut milk extracts
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 1 Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 Clove
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt

How to Make Cashew & Peas Curry

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Cover cashew nuts with boiling water, add a teaspoon of bicarbonate soda. Soak overnight.
Wash in several changes of water. Boil until tender but do not make cadju soft. Wash in cold water after boiling.
Heat oil in a pan and add curry leaves, onion and fry till onions are light brown.
Add the cashew nuts mixed well with the powdered ingredients and salt. Cook for 5-10 minutes.
Add coconut milk. Bring to boil and simmer till done.
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