Wednesday, 6 February 2013

Cashewnut Kuzhambu Recipe


  • Cashewnuts :- 200 gms [ broken to pieces ]
  • Coconut milk - 3 cups
  • Salt - as per taste
  • Coconut oil - 2 tsp
  • Cummin seeds - 1 / 2 tsp
  • Onion - 2 [ finely chopped ]
  • Green chillies - 2 to 3 [ slited ]
  • Curry leaves - 2 sprigs

Method :

First boil and cook cashewnut pieces in the 2nd and 3rd extracted coconut milk.  When slightly cooled grind half the quantity of cashewnuts in a mixer. Then heat coconut oil in a frying pan, and add cummin seeds. When it crackle, add onion pieces, slit green chillies,  curry leaves and fry  till onion becomes soft. Add both the cooked and grind  cashewnut gravy.  Simmer and boil for a few minutes.  Then last add 1 st extracted coconut milt and boil for 5 minute, and remove from the gas. Garnish with fresh curry leaves.  It goes well with roti, idli,  dosas, and  aapam. 


  1. Awesome, chithi!!! :-) Never heard of such an exotic kuzhambu!!! Very innovative! I'll try this once I get back to Singapore.

  2. thanku divya! kandeipa you 'll like this. It is tasty also.