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What is Khoya Kaju Recipe

Khoya Kaju Recipe is rich Indian curry. It consists of roasted cashews i.e. kaju in smooth and flavourful gravy. Bite of crisp kaju in silky gravy is absolutely delighful and khoya i.e. evaporated milk provide an awesome texture to the dish. It is a distinct main course preparation. Kaju curry can be prepared occasionally for birthday party, family functions, festivals. Khoya kaju curry recipe deserves a try becase it is

is a rich and heavy India gravy recipe
festival recipe
gravy recipe with cashews

Let’s talk about Ingredients about Khoya Kaju Recipe

Khoya Kaju curry calls for:

Cashews and khoya– Cashews are roasted till crisp and they taste so good in the gravy. Khoya, here I have used store bought khoya. However you may make khoya at home. You may also use instant khoya.
Other ingredients– Rich gravy using onion, tomatoes, whole spices, cashews etc. For the gravy, I have used broken cashew. A very special ingredient khoya/mawa is also added to the gravy. Generally, mawa is used to make Indian sweets and desserts but in this gravy provides the texture to the dish.

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How To Make Kaju Curry

1. Heat 3/4 cup water.

2. Add 1 medium size chopped onion, 1/3 cup broken cashew nuts, 3 green chilies chopped, 1 clove garlic, 1/2 inch cinnamon stick, 1/2 inch ginger, 2 black pepper corns.

3. Cover with lid and cook for 10 minutes.

4. After 10 minutes onions and other ingredients are soft.

5. Let it cool and then put in a grinder and make a smooth paste.

6. Heat 1/2 tbsp oil and add 1 tbsp butter.

7. Add bay leaf and 2 cloves. Let the spices be aromatic.

8. Add onion paste.

9. Cook for 4-5 minutes.

10. The onion paste shall come together.

11. Add 1 cup water or as per desired consistency.

12. Let it simmer

13. Add 1/4 cup grated khoya. Mix and simmer it for 3-4 minutes.

14. Add salt(according to taste) and 1/2 tsp sugar.

15. Check the consistency and seasoning of gravy.

16. Add 1/4 tsp cardamom powder. Keep the gravy aside for now.

17. Roast whole cashews, for that heat 1 tsp ghee in a pan.

18. Add 1 cup cashews.

19. Cook on low flame till golden brown.

20. Add to the prepared gravy.

21. Bon appétit, Serve khoya kaju curry with butter or garlic naan.

Nutrients

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 4
Servings Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 4 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 4g 20%
Trans Fat 4g
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 4g
Protein 4g 8%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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Hi! I am CA Vini Mehta. A Chartered Accountant by profession, a food blogger by passion! First of all, I would like to thank you for stopping by at Viniscookbook, I hope you have a good time. Here, yo...u will find the recipes which have been tried, at times re-tried in my kitchen and relished on the dining table. I am mother of two kids and the wife of a person with a high and selective taste sense, so basically anything, before finding its place on the blog, has many levels to cross and clear. This journey started a couple of years back. Before that I was making the most usual kind of food. The only experiment used to be asking my mother how to make something new or different☺. Then, one day, I tried a recipe for butter cookies. And they did not get to go in the container as they were over before I could store them. That day I was introduced to the joy of experimenting with recipes. And I loved everything else that followed especially garnishing and photographing food. I am still not well versed with the photography dos and don’ts but I love to experiment and learn, be it photography or cooking. Hope you too enjoy this journey as much as I do☺! Stay healthy, stay tuned!.

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