Kaju matar makhana Recipe

Kaju Matar Makhana is a delicious and nutritious Indian dish made with cashews, green peas, and foxnuts. It is a rich and creamy curry that is perfect for special occasions or as a main course. The cashews add a creamy texture, while the green peas provide a burst of freshness. The makhana (foxnuts) add a unique crunch to the dish. This dish is best served with rice or roti.

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Ingredients for Kaju matar makhana Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Cashews
  • 1/4 cup Green Peas
  • 1/4 cup Makhana
  • 1/2 Onions, Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Tomatoes, Pureed
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.63 Ves
  • 1/4 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 0.13 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Coriander Powder
  • 0.13 teaspoon Garam Masala
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • as required Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kaju Matar Makhana Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, cloves, and cinnamon stick.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions and saut茅 until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste, green chili, and tomato puree. Cook until the oil separates.
  • STEP 4.Add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, and garam masala. Mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add cashews, green peas, and makhana. Cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Add water and salt. Cover and simmer until the cashews and peas are cooked.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soak the cashews in warm water for 15 minutes before adding them to the curry. This will make them soft and creamy.
  • You can adjust the spice level according to your taste by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • If you prefer a thicker curry, you can add a tablespoon of cashew paste or cream.
  • To make it more nutritious, you can add vegetables like carrots or bell peppers.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Kaju Matar Makhana can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the curry in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the dish hot with rice or roti for a complete meal.
Nutrition
value
220
calories per serving
12 g Fat7 g Protein21 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Carbs
    21g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    21g
  • Protein
    7g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    81mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    834mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    46mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    28mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    98mg
  • Manganese
    1mg
  • Phosphorus
    214mg
  • Selenium
    2mcg
  • Zinc
    1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp