How to make Vegan Cashew Cheese - SK Khazana -

Yes you can make cheese without milk – try this and you are sure to like it

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cashewnuts (काजू), Rock salt (sendha namak) (सेंधा नमक)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Dips

Vegan Cashew Cheese - SK Khazana

Vegan Cashew Cheese - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 15-20 hour

Cook time : 0-5 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegan Cashew Cheese - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cashewnuts soaked in water for 6-8 hours 1 cup

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste


Step 1

Drain the cashewnuts and transfer into a blender jar. Add ¼ cup water and blend well. Add enough water to blend to smooth paste.

Step 2

Transfer the prepared mixture into bowl, cover and keep it on the kitchen counter for 6-8 hours.

Step 3

Once the cheese is fermented it is ready for use. You can refrigerate it for up to 10 days.

Step 4

Before use, add rock salt and mix well.

Step 5

You may also dried herbs, fresh herbs or finely chopped vegetables and use as desired.

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