Thursday, June 23, 2011

Cashew Nut Curry with Peas

250g raw cashew nuts 
1'' cube piece salted fish
1/2 Bombay onion sliced
2 green chillies sliced
spring of curry leaves
1/2 tsp fenugreek 
1'' cinnamon stick
1/4 turmeric powder
1/2 tsp chilie powder
500ml coconut milk
salt to taste
1/2 cup frozen peas

Boil the raw cashew nuts until tender but not soft. drain water and keep aside.
In another pan, mix in the spices, curry leaves, coconut milk, onion and green chilie, salted fish piece and bring the curry to boil. 
Add in the boiled cashew nuts and cook covered until cashew nuts are almost soft. Adjust seasoning and be mindful when adding salt 'coz of the salted fish piece.
Add in the peas and cook for 2-3minutes till done.  The gravy will almost dry out when the curry is done.
Serve with rice.

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