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Squash-Onion-Cashew Kara Curry Recipe

Squash-Onion-Cashew Kara Curry is a popular Indian Curries
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On :
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017
Category :
Vegetarian Recipe
Course :
Curries Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Stewed Recipe
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Servings :
Serves 2
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  • 1 - Squash (yellow)
  • 1.5 (red ones preferred) - Onion
  • 1/2 cup - Cashews
  • Chilli powder (as per personal preference) Salt to taste 1 tsp - Mustard Seeds to season
  • 1.5 tsp - Turmeric powder
  • Oil - enough to season and saute
  • How to Make Squash-Onion-Cashew Kara Curry:

    1. Peel off the hard skin of squash with a peeler or a knife, but, be sure to peel off only the skin.
    2. Take off any seeds inside and cut into little cubes.
    3. Cut the onions to very fine pieces.
    4. Wash the cut squash and keep it aside.
    5. In a kadai, heat oil and season with mustard seeds.
    6. After they pop fully, add the onions, saute till golden brown. Then add the cashews and saute.
    7. After both become golden brown, add the squash and mix well.
    8. Add chilli powder, salt, turmeric powder and saute on medium to high heat.
    9. Close with lid. It will cook soon and will stick to the vessel if not attended. So, better use a non-stick pan.
    10. After to 8-9 minutes, open the lid, mix well. Keep it on low flame till all the pieces are roasted or caramelised.
    11. It will look exactly like diced potato curry. Tasty squash curry is ready and goes well with any kind of rice.


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