Kaju(cashew) Curry

Cashews cooked in a creamy Onion-Tomato based curry. Perfect recipe for festivals and special occasions.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Cashew
  • 1 tsp Oil

For Gravy

  • 1½ cup chopped Tomatoes
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 medium Onion chopped
  • 18-20 Cashews
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 2 Cardamom
  • 2 Cloves
  • ½ cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1-2 Green Chillies
  • ½ tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Garam Masala
  • ¼ cup Water
  • 3 Tbsp Cream
  • ¼ tsp Sugar
  • Dried Fenugreek Leaves as required
  • Salt as required

Method

  1. Sauté Cashew till light golden and keep aside.

Preparing Gravy

  1. Heat Oil in a pan add Bay Leaf, Cloves and Cardamom. Sauté.
  2. Add Tomato and simmer till soften.
  3. Cool down this mixture and blend into a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  4. Grind Cashews.
  5. Heat Oil in a pan add Ginger-Garlic paste sauté for 30 seconds now add Onion and sauté till translucent.
  6. Add cashew powder till they turn golden brown.
  7. Add Tomato puree and Green chilli simmer on low flame.
  8. Add Red Chilli powder and stir.
  9. Add ¼ cup of Water and ½ cup of Coconut Milk. Bring to boil.
  10. Add sautéd Cashews and simmer for about 2 minutes.
  11. Add Garam Masala, Cream, Salt, Sugar and dried Fenugreek leaves. Mix well.
  12. Serve hot with steamed Rice or Naan or Parathan’s.
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Kaju Curry

Eggless Choco Chip Cashew Cookies

The classic Chocolate Chip Cashew Cookies made Eggless to suit your eating habits. They have a cake like soft texture and a bit of chewiness. They are slightly crisp from out and soft from the center.

maida choco chip cookie
Choco Chip Cashew Cookie made with Refined Flour

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Refined flour or Whole wheat flour
  • ½ tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 5 Tbsp softened Butter
  • 6 Tbsp powdered Sugar
  • ½ Tbsp Coco Powder
  • ½ tsp Vanilla Extract or Vanilla Essence
  • 4 Tbsp Choco Chip
  • 2 Tbsp chopped Cashew
  • 2 Tbsp Milk

Method

  1. Combine Refined or Whole Wheat flour, Baking Soda, Baking Powder and Coco Powder in a bowl and keep aside.
  2. In another bowl combine Butter and Sugar and whisk well till no lumps remain.
  3. Add Vanilla Extract or Essence, Choco Chip, Cashew and Milk and mix well.
  4. Now add the flour mixture and mix well to form a dough. Don’t add Water.
  5. Divide into portions and shape them with your hand as you cannot roll it.
  6. Place cookies on a greased baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes at 180 degree celsius in a pre-heated oven.
  7. Place on a wire rack to cool down to room temperature.
  8. Serve it with a hot cup of Milk, Tea or Coffee. You can store remaining cookies in an air-tight container.

Tips

  • Using Refined flour and Whole Wheat flour doesn’t makes any difference in taste, but Whole Wheat version is definitely more healthy.
  • Whenever you make any cake or cookie always sieve the flour mixture two or three times it helps in making your recipe good.
  • My suggestion is to double the quantities because it will definitely not last for more than 1 or 2 days.
aata chocochip cookie
Choco Chip Cashew Cookie made with Whole Wheat Flour