How to make Kaju Ussal - SK Khazana -

A rich yet simple dish of cashewnuts and green peas

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (काजू), Oil (ऑइल)

Cuisine : Indian, Maharashtrian

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Kaju Ussal - SK Khazana

Kaju Ussal - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Contrary to popular belief a vegetarian diet gives you all the nutrients you will ever require to live a fit and healthy life. With low saturated fat and cholesterol, high fiber content and rich complex carbohydrates - veggie delights like greens, pulses and curries are your best bet at a meal which is nutritious and tasty!

Prep Time : 2.30-3 hour

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Kaju Ussal - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cashewnuts soaked for 2-3 hours 1 1/2 cups

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Mustard seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Green chillies slit 2

  • Green peas blanched 1/4 cup

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Goda masala 2 tablespoons

  • coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • Scraped coconut 1/2 cup

  • coriander sprig for garnish


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add asafoetida and green chillies and sauté for 1 minute.

Step 2

Add green peas, cashewnuts, turmeric powder, salt, sugar, goda masala, coriander leaves and scraped coconut, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes. Cover and cook for 5 minutes.

Step 3

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprig and serve hot.

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