200g cashew nuts
1 medium onion – sliced
3 – 4 tablespoons garlic – finely chopped
2 tablespoons ginger – finely chopped
3 tablespoons black pepper powder
2 – 3 tablespoons Sri Lankan roasted curry
½ teaspoon turmeric
2 cups coconut milk
4 – 5 tablespoons oil
5 – 6 curry leaves
Salt to taste
Wash the cashew nuts and soak it for
Then drain the water and place it in a
medium size bowl.
Now mix all the spices with cashews (black
pepper, turmeric, salt, Sri Lankan roasted
curry powder) and keep it aside.
Heat the oil in a medium saucepan, in
Then add curry leaves, chopped garlic &
ginger, and fry it for 1 minute, then add onions and fry
it nearly 5 minutes.
When onions are ready, add the cashew
mixture, and mix it well with onions.
Keep it on heat nearly 5- 10 minutes.
Then add coconut milk and cook it till you get
little bit gravy.
Taste for salt.
You can have cashew nut curry with any kind
of rice, noodles or any dish you like.
1. If you forget or you don’t like to soak the
cashews overnight, just boil it with water, till
cashews get soft.
2. If you are using a spoon to stir the curry,
remember not to break the cashews.
OR just shake the saucepan when you want
to stir the curry.
(That’s my way :-)
INFO / TIPS
By Mohamed Nashan