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Kaju Masala



Kaju Masala

Kaju Masala, a rich and creamy gravy recipe, ghee fried cashew cooked in spicy powders, cream, milk and cashew paste.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Gravy
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 4
Author: Chaya


  • 1/2+1/4 cup Cashew
  • 1 big Onion
  • 2 big Tomato
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Cream
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1 tsp Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tsp Garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp Red chilly powder
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp Kasuri methi
  • 1 Green chilly
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 3 tbsp Ghee
  • 1" Cinnamon
  • 1 Bay leaf
  • 1 Cardamom
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves
  • 1/2 tbsp Salt


  • In a mixing jar add 1/4 cup cashew + 2 tbsp milk, grind it to fine paste.
  • In a pan add 1 tbsp ghee+1 tbsp oil, add 1/2 cup cashew, fry till golden brown. keep aside.
  • In the same pan add 1 tbsp oil, add roughly chopped onion, saute it till translucent, add green chilly, fry for a min, add roughly chopped tomato, salt, close the lid, cook till tomato cook softly, cool down and grind it to fine paste.
  • In a pan add 1 tbsp oil + 1 tbsp ghee, add bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, fry for 30 sec, add red chilly powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder,kasuri methi, fry for a min.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, saute it, add grind tomato-onion paste, add salt, mix well.
  • Add cashew paste and fresh cream, mix well, close the lid and cook for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Add milk, according to consistency, add fried cashew, mix it add coriander leaves, cook well.
  • Rich creamy Kaju Masala is ready to have.


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