Project Description

Creamy Cashew Nut & Mushroom Curry
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Servings 6

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Tbsp ghee
  • 1 medium onion, finelychopped
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • ½ cup raw cashew nuts
  • 2 Tbsp ghee
  • 400 g portabellini orbutton mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  •  1 cup peas, fresh or frozen

To serve:

  • Rice, fresh coriander, toasted cashew nuts and finely sliced red onion

Instructions
 

  • In a large pot over medium heat, fry the onion, garlic and ginger in ghee along with all the spices. Cook until the spices become fragrant and the onion is tender. Add in the tin of tomatoes and simmer for 5 minutes. Stir through the cashew nuts and remove from the heat.
    Add about 1 cup of cold water to the sauce and then carefully transfer to a blender or use a stick blender. Blend until smooth and set aside. Taste for seasoning.
    Fry sliced mushrooms in the remaining ghee. Season with curry powder, salt and pepper.
    To the cooked mushrooms add the blended sauce and bring to a simmer. Add the peas and cook for a minute.
     Spoon curry onto a bed of rice and top with fresh coriander and toasted cashew nuts.