Kaju rice(cashewnut rice) Recipe

Kaju Rice, also known as Cashewnut Rice, is a flavorful and aromatic rice dish made with basmati rice, cashew nuts, and a blend of spices. This dish is popular in Indian cuisine and is often served as a main course or as a side dish. The cashew nuts add a rich and nutty flavor to the rice, while the spices infuse it with a delightful aroma. Kaju Rice is easy to prepare and makes for a delicious and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Kaju rice(cashewnut rice) Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Basmati Rice
  • 0.33 tablespoon Ghee
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.42 Ves
  • 0.17 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 0.17 Bay Leaf
  • 0.17 Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 0.17 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 0.08 cup Cashew Nuts
  • 0.33 cup Water
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • as required Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kaju Rice(cashewnut Rice) Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Wash and soak basmati rice for 30 minutes. Drain the water and keep aside.
  • STEP 2.Heat ghee in a pan and add cumin seeds, cloves, cinnamon, and bay leaf. Saute until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped onions and saute until golden brown. Then, add ginger-garlic paste and cook for a minute.
  • STEP 4.Add cashew nuts and saute until they turn golden. Add the soaked rice and mix well.
  • STEP 5.Add water, salt, and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover the pan, and let it cook for 15-20 minutes or until the rice is cooked and fluffy.
  • STEP 6.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • Soaking the rice helps in achieving fluffy and separate grains.
  • You can add vegetables like peas, carrots, or bell peppers for added flavor and nutrition.
  • Adjust the spice levels according to your preference by adding more or less red chili powder.

Storage and Serving

  • Kaju Rice can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the rice in a microwave or on the stovetop before serving.
  • Serve Kaju Rice as a main course with raita (yogurt dip) or as a side dish with any curry or dal.
Nutrition
value
977
calories per serving
20 g Fat23 g Protein196 g Carbs55 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    20g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Carbs
    196g
  • Fiber
    55g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    196g
  • Protein
    23g
  • Fiber
    55g

Fats

  • Fat
    20g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    980mg
  • Iron
    17mg
  • Vitamin A
    27mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    44mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    13mg
  • Vitamin E
    3mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    295mg
  • Manganese
    23mg
  • Phosphorus
    484mg
  • Selenium
    9mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
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