Kaju Mutter Masala


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Kaju Mutter Masala

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Cashews in and out make this dish the super awesome treat that it is. Perfect for cashew lovers, the Kaju Mutter Masala features crispy cashews and soft green peas in a creamy, tangy, masaledar gravy.

The gravy is quite rich, made of cashews, tomatoes, fresh cream and spice powders. While this recipe has a dash of ginger and garlic for added flavour, these two ingredients can be skipped to make a Jain-friendly version of this tasty dish.

Also do try other sabzis with green peas like Mutter Paneer Butter Masala , Mushroom Mutter Makhani and Palak Mutter .

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Kaju Mutter Masala recipe - How to make Kaju Mutter Masala

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

For The Crispy Cashewnuts
3/4 cup cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp ghee

Other Ingredients
1 1/4 cups boiled green peas
2 cups roughly chopped tomatoes
1/4 cup cashewnuts (kaju)
1 tbsp oil
1 bayleaf (tejpatta)
1 tsp garlic (lehsun) paste
1/2 tsp ginger (adrak) paste
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1/2 tsp garam masala
1 tsp dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi)
salt to taste
1 tbsp fresh cream
Method
For the crispy cashewnuts

    For the crispy cashewnuts
  1. Heat the ghee in a broad non-stick pan, add the cashewnuts and sauté on a slow flame for 3 minutes. Keep aside to cool.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the tomatoes and ½ cup of water in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 6 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Keep aside to cool completely.
  2. Combine this mixture and cashewnuts in a mixer and blend till smooth. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the bayleaf, garlic paste and ginger paste and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  4. Add the tomato-cashewnut mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Add the chilli powder, garam masala, dried fenugreek leaves and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  6. Add the fresh cream, green peas and ¼ cup of water, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the crispy cashewnuts, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Serve hot.

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per serving
Energy279 cal
Protein9.2 g
Carbohydrates15.5 g
Fiber5.4 g
Fat20.1 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium17.8 mg

RECIPE SOURCE : Punjabi SubzisBuy this cookbook

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Kaju Mutter Masala
5
 on 14 Jun 17 09:25 AM


This is a perfect recipe that is made with loads of cashews and mutter is added in a tomato based gravy. Serve this with hot butter naan and enjoy it.