Kaju Curry Recipe

 
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Kaju Curry
How to make Kaju Curry
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

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

Ingredients of Kaju Curry

  • 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

How to Make Kaju Curry

  • 1.Grind the cashew nuts, coconut, poppy seeds and milk together into a paste. Heat the ghee in a heavy based pan, and add the cumin.
  • 2.When the seeds splutter, add onions and saute till a light brown.
  • 3.Now add the ground paste and saute till the fat separates.
  • 4.Increase the heat, add the vegetables, and turn around to mix.
  • 5.Add the turmeric, chilli powder, garam masala, dhania, salt and the green chillies, and stir-fry to mix well.
  • 6.Add 1 1/2 cups water and the khoya, bring to a boil, and then simmer, uncovered for 3-4 minutes.
  • 7.Serve hot garnished with the cream and coriander leaves.

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