Kaju Curry

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It is not only heavy and rich. It taste really awesome
4.50 from 2 votes
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Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Served As: Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 4


  • Roasting or cashews for cashews
  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 1 cup cashews broken or whole
  • Onion Paste for
  • 2 tsp Oil
  • 1 large Onion or chopped roughly
  • 1/2 inch Ginger chopped roughly
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped roughly
  • Curry or kaju for kaju
  • 3 Tomato medium pureed
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Bay Leaf 4 cloves
  • 1 inch Cinnamon
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 3 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1 1/2 Kasuri methi
  • 1/4 cup Whipping Cream or cream, or malai heavy or fresh cream or malai
  • 1/4 cup Coriander or cilantro cilantro or chopped finely


  • Roasting cashews: Heat 1 teaspoon of butter in a pan and roast the cashews in it.
  • Roast them with string continuously till it becomes nice golden brown. remove it to a plate and keep aside.
  • Making onion paste: In the same pan, heat another 1 teaspoon of oil on medium heat. Once hot add chopped onion, ginger and green chilies.
  • Saute them till onion becomes translucent and let it cool down a bit.
  • Once it gets cooled, grind into smooth paste. Also make smooth puree of tomato.
  • Making kaju curry Now the same pan, heat remaining 1 tablespoon of oil and butter on medium heat.
  • Once butter starts to melt, add whole spices. Saute till you get nice fragrance of the whole spices about 30 seconds.
  • Then add onion paste, mix very well.
  • Add some salt. Cook till all the moisture goes away and it starts to leave the sides of the pan about 7-8 minutes
  • Add turmeric powder, coriander powder, red chili powder and kasoori methi. Mix well and cook for a minutes
  • Add tomato puree. Stir it, as it start to boil, it will splutter a lot. partially cover the pan, means half covered, half open.
  • cook till oil starts to ooze out from the sides and all the moisture evaporates.
  • Add enough water to make gravy consistency. also mix in roasted cashews and let the gravy comes to a boil.
  • Add heavy cream. Mix it well, taste the gravy and adjust the salt and spice level.
  • Finally add lots of chopped cilantro. Stir it in and turn off the stove..
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