Cashew Nut Curry


Ingredients
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 small tomato,chopped
  • 2 green chillies
  • 1/2 cup cashewnuts 
  • 1/2 cup coconuts, grated
  • 1 whole red chilli
  •  1 tsp mustard seeds
  • curry leaves 
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds(perum jeerakam)
  • 1/2 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
Directions
Dry roast the coconuts. When it turns light brown in color add fennel seeds,
coriander powder and chilli powder. Turn off the heat when it turns completely
brown ,cool it and grind to a coarse paste , Set aside. Heat oil in a pan, splutter
mustard seeds, red chillies and curry leaves. Add onions, once sauteed add chopped
tomatoes, turmeric powder and green chillies. Now add cashew nuts water and
salt, cook covered for few minuts, till nuts are completely cooked. Then add ground
coconut paste, adjust the salt and cook for 2 more mintes. Garnish with curry leaves.

45 Comments:

My Little Space said...

OMG, this is so interesting! Never heard of cashew nut in curry. I bet it tastes great. Cheers.

kothiyavunu said...

Wonderful new recipe !This is so unique..I am sure it would have tasted so GOOD done in a curry style like that. Will love to try out. My daughter loves cashews, so this one will be like a treat :)

Anncoo said...

I can already feel the crunch of cashew nut in the curry.

Sailaja Damodaran said...

Never thought of making a gravy with cashew nut.....must be very tasty.

Chow and Chatter said...

oh wow this looks great give me some with chappati please

Balakrishna Saraswathy said...

Wow I never heard of this recipe before..I got keep close taps on ur blog my dear..u r fully of surprise and different dishes each post..:DDDD

Gulmohar said...

Nifty idea...My aunt used to make "theeyal" using tender cashews..So I can imagine the taste of this..:-)

prasu said...

wow.......yummy yumm curry dear, the color of the curry is so tempting.we to make curry with cashews, but ours is slightly different from yours.....

Sarah Naveen said...

Ooh!!! Kidillan...kothiyavunnu...
I had something similar to this only once from a srilankan place some time back...
loved it...
Nice pic too...

Sushma Mallya said...

lovely gravy with cashewnuts,nice recipe too...

Nandini said...

Hey, I love this kurma from my chidlhood. Only difference is tender green cashews were used. My neighbour aunty used to prepare this for me. Looks slurpy!

Renu said...

This is a very new recipe...I like the idea of adding cashews to the curry ! nice click...

Tina said...

Ithu kandappol thanne ente vannam koodinnu thonunnu..appo pinne kazhichaloooo...Looks great and creamy.

Dhanya Nambirajan said...

Curry looks delicious and as always Awesome click:).Tinaye Naan support cheyyunnu. Naan kazhichalum vannam koodum ennu thoney ...hehe...:)

Sreelekha Sumesh said...

Cashew curry looks superb..fat anallo nu karuthi ethine adupikare ella..kanan adipoli..taste um super ayirikumallo..

Rohini said...

Looks sooo rich and yum...!! New recipe and must-try!

Akal's Saappadu said...

wow wow, coconut and cashew nuts, this must be tasting extremely creamy and royal; will love it with naan!

Sandhya Hariharan said...

Beautiful click.. This reminds me of a restaurant in Chennai.. named Palimar.. I was very found of his cashewnut curry..

preethvijay said...
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preethvijay said...

nice gravy and a wonderful picture

Priya said...

AM ready to finish that whole bowl...looks soo rich and creamy dear..

shanthi said...

Never heard of this curry. Must be very rich and creamy. Nice try.

kitchen queen said...

The cashewnut curry gravy looks rich and crunchy and worth trying

Latha said...

Yummy and creamy...I'm drooling :).

chitchat said...

Yummy yummy and yummy. cant think of any other words to describe.

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my kitchen said...

Interesting,Never heard.Looks creamy & tempting.

Saju said...

wow..this curry looks so wonderful..beautiful pics.. i too will try this and let u know...my hubby and son big fan of cashews...i have to hide the pack from them else they will finish it of in a jiffy!!

Gita said...

Wow I love this curry...looks creamy and delicious...good one Vrinda :)

Springbird said...

Love this curry, i never miss to eat this when i visit b'lore.Its the tastiest curry i ever had.Thanks for taking me back to my home town.

Happy cook said...

Just looking to that pic i am drooling here. I have never had this curry but i can imagine how dleicous it is.

Palidor said...

I didn't know that you could curry nuts. Looks delicious!

Pavithra said...

mmmmmmmmmmmmmm thats really wonderful rich gravy dear.. really looks so so so tempting , nice combo of spices too. Bookmarked it

5 Star Foodie said...

Yum! I love the idea of cashew curry - my daughter is such a huge fan of cashews and would love this dish!

Nags said...

i have been seeing this in many places of late. Looks lovely, the lighting of the pic is perfect :)

My cooking experiments said...

Curry looks delicious and creamy!Had it in restaurants only but now i know i can make it at home.Thx for sharing it.The pic is perfect!

VS said...

Oh wow! looks so yummy

s said...

looks great ..and sooo rich!!!

Mahimaa's kitchen said...

that's a lovely picture... looks very delicious...i was drooling over your kinnathappam. i will try to try :)

Katy ~ said...

Beautiful! I like that this is meatless and so full of wonderful body and flavor.

Shri said...

It looks lovely Vrinda!I have always made a gravy paste with cashews but never a curry..

Usha said...

This curry looks fantastic, and I loved the combination of cashew and coconut must have tasted awesome....

jeyashrisuresh said...

what a yummy and rich gravy.nice click too

sowmya.s said...

rich and yummyy..

Oraphan said...

This curry looks amazingly delicious! I love cashew nuts and coconut, I'll definitely give it a try, thanks for the wonderful recipe:)

Anupama said...

Hey... absolutely fabulous and very rich gravy.. never heard of a whole dish with cashews actually... good one

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