Matar kaju masala/green peas & cashew nut masala Recipe

Matar Kaju Masala, also known as Green Peas & Cashew Nut Masala, is a delicious and flavorful Indian curry made with green peas and cashew nuts. The dish is cooked in a rich and creamy tomato-based gravy, infused with aromatic spices. It is a popular vegetarian dish that can be enjoyed with rice, roti, or naan bread. The combination of the sweet green peas and the crunchy cashew nuts creates a delightful texture and taste.

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Ingredients for Matar kaju masala/green peas & cashew nut masala Recipe

  • 1/4 cup Green Peas
  • 0.13 cup Cashew Nuts
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 0.63 Ves
  • 1/4 inch Cinnamon Stick
  • 1/4 Large Onion, Finely Chopped
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1/2 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 0.13 cup Tomato Puree
  • 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
  • 0.13 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • as needed Fresh Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Matar Kaju Masala/green Peas & Cashew Nut Masala Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add cumin seeds, cloves, and cinnamon stick.
  • STEP 2.Add finely chopped onions and saut茅 until golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add ginger-garlic paste, green chilies, 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 green peas and cashew nuts. Cook for a few minutes.
  • STEP 6.Add water, salt, and sugar. Cover and simmer until the peas are cooked and the gravy thickens.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and serve hot with rice or roti.

Cooking Tips

  • Soak the cashew nuts 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 preference by adding more or less red chili powder.
  • For a richer flavor, you can add a tablespoon of fresh cream or yogurt to the gravy.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover Matar Kaju Masala can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the curry in a pan or microwave before serving.
  • Serve the dish hot with steamed rice, jeera rice, or any Indian bread like roti, naan, or paratha.
Nutrition
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175
calories per serving
9 g Fat9 g Protein13 g Carbs9 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    9g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Carbs
    13g
  • Fiber
    9g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    13g
  • Protein
    9g
  • Fiber
    9g

Fats

  • Fat
    9g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    54mg
  • Iron
    4mg
  • Vitamin A
    670mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    60mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    36mg
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    120mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    163mg
  • Selenium
    7mcg
  • Zinc
    2mg
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