Cashew Nut and Green Peas Curry


3/4 cup green peas
1/2 cup split cashew nuts
1 large onion, chopped
1 large tomato, chopped
5 green chillies, slit
1/2 tsp ginger, crushed
1/2 tsp garlic, crushed
1 cup thick coconut milk
1 1/2 cup thin coconut milk
few coriander leaves, chopped
1 tbsp shallots, chopped
1 tsp ghee
salt to taste


  1. Wash and soak green peas in water for 2-3 hours. 
  2. Soak split cashew nuts in water for half an hour.
  3. In a pressure cooker, add soaked green peas, chopped onion, tomato, garlic, ginger, green chillies and salt and cook it adding thin coconut milk for 2 whistles.
  4. Open the cooker and then add the soaked cashew nuts followed by the thick coconut milk. Cook it for 5 minutes in medium flame.
  5. Heat ghee in a small pan and fry the chopped shallots. Add this to the curry and mix well.
  6. Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot….
Recipe Source: Manoramaonline


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