July 19, 2013 by  
Filed under Curries

kaju curryKaju curry is very popular in Indian cuisine. Kaju curry is a royal dish and it is prepared during special and festive occasions. Kaju curry is prepared with a lot of variations. You can add paneer, capsicum, green peas. Today I’ve attempted the recipe with potatoes.

During the lent season when non veg dishes are not prepared in Christian homes, they take to preparing kaju curry when they have guest at home.

Serves – 4


Raw Cashew nuts: 1 cup

Potato :  1 medium size ( peeled and diced)

Onion : 1 small size ( chop it to fine pieces)

Green chilly: 1 no ( slice it into halves- lengthwise )

Coconut milk: 1 cup

Turmeric powder: ½ tsp

Chilli powder: ¼ tsp

Coriander powder: ½ tsp

Ginger – garlic paste: ½ tsp

Garam masala powder: ¼ tsp

Oil: 2 tsp

Salt :( to taste)

Coriander leaves / Kothmir : 3 tbsp for garnishing

Procedure for Kaju curry:


  • Soak dry kaju in water for 30 mins. Drain water. If you are using tender kaju then you need to sauté it in oil.
  • Heat oil in a pan / non stick kadai.
  • Fry onions, potato, green chilli. Saute and when it is partially cooked add soaked kaaju / fresh kaju.
  • After two minutes add the powders.Lower flame.
  • Saute and add the coconut milk. Mix and do not allow it to boil.
  • Let it simmer on low flame for 5 mins. Garnish with coriander leaves and roasted kaju
  • Delicious kaju curry is ready to be served with Chapathi / Pulka or Hot rice.

Go ahead and try the cooking this recipe.

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