Monday, 8 July 2013

CASHEW CURRY

Got this recipe from the daily Malayala Manoroma. I just love cashews in any form, whether it is raw or fried, salted or spicy, in the ice creams or or in the payasam.. in any form I just love it!
When I found this recipe thought of trying  and really it came out so beautiful. An awesome curry with full of cashews!
CASHEW CURRY

WHAT YOU NEED: 

Cashews splits - 2 cups
Coconut milk - 1 cup
Coconut oil - 1 tbsp
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Asafoetida - a little
Salt to taste

FOR THE GRAVY:

Red chilly - 10 
Coriander seeds - 2 tsp
Pepper - 1/2 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cardamom and clove - 3-4 each
Cinnamon - 1" piece
Star anise - 1
Coconut grated - 1 tbsp
Onion - 2, chopped 
LOVELY AROMA OF COCONUT MILK! 

HOW TO MAKE :

Heat a pan with little oil, when hot add red chilly and fry. 
Add the remaining ingredients one by one and fry.
Grind it to a paste and keep aside.

Now cook  cashew splits in one cup water till tender. Strain and keep aside.

Heat some oil in kadahi.  Splutter cumin seeds, then add asafoetida and fry for few minutes.
Now add cooked cashew, sugar, salt and coconut oil and fry again for few minutes with stirring constantly.
Now add masala and stir well.
Add coconut milk and keep stirring.

Serve hot Cashew curry with Rice or Chappati/ Naan

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