Kaju Makhana Masala [Cashew Nut Lotus Seeds Gravy]


Kaju Makhana Masala


Cuisine Style: North India | Cooking Time: 20 minutes | To Serve: 4 | Take with: Idli, Dosai, Rice, Chapathi, naan | Type : Gravy, kuzhambu, Curry, Masala

Ingredients

  • Makhana [Lotus Seeds] [deep fried in oil] - ½ cup
  • Boiled cashew nut - ½ cup
  • Tomato puree - 1 cup
  • Cumin seeds - ½ tbsp
  • Onion [grated] - 3 tbsp
  • Ginger and garlic paste - 1 tbsp
  • Green chilli -1
  • Spring onion chopped - ¼ cup
  • Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
  • Red chilli powder - 1 tbsp
  • Garam masala powder - 1 tbsp
  • Green cardamom powder - ½ tsp
  • Sugar - ¼ tbsp
  • Kasoori methi powder - ½ tbsp
  • Dry Roasted Coriander and cumin powder - 1 tbsp each
  • Curd - 1 tbsp [Fresh, whisked]
  • Coconut milk - 3 tbsp
  • Cashew nut paste - [milk + cashew together to be nice ground] – ¼ cup
  • Chopped coriander leaves - 3 tbsp
  • Butter - 2 inch cube
  • Oil - 3 tbsp
  • Salt to taste

Preparation

  • Deep fry makhana and boil whole cashew nuts and keep aside.
  • Heat butter and oil in a pan then add cumin seeds and onion. Once onion turns to light brown add ginger, garlic and green chilli sauté gently then add chopped spring onion sauté gently.
  • Add tomato puree, turmeric powder and red chilli powder and mix well. Cover it and cook till raw smell out from tomato puree.
  • Once tomato puree cooked add cashew nut paste, coconut milk, fried makhana and boiled whole cashew nut mix well.
  • Add cumin powder, coriander powder and garam masala powder.
  • Add fresh curd, green cardamom powder, salt, sugar and kasoori methi powder and stir.
  • Once it’s ready cut off heat. Then garnish with chopped coriander and butter.
  • Serve hot with roti, naan, rice, chapathi, paratha, idly or dosa.

Tip

  • Ghee fried whole cashew nut instead of boiled cashew

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