Cashew & Green pea curry is a delicious dish from Sri Lanka & it is a must have curry in a festive table.
Here is my try of making it.
Ingredients: (for 3-4 servings)
Cashew 1 cup (soaked for about 1 hr)
Green peas ½ cup (soaked for few hours)
1 green chili sliced lengthwise
1 onion sliced
1 sprig curry leaves
1inch piece pandan leaf/(rampa)
1 tsp chili powder
¼ tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp curry powder
1 tsp mustard seed
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
Piece of cinnamon
Salt to taste
1-2 tbspn cooking oil
1 cup thick coconut milk
For the recipe we need soaked cashew & green peas.
Tip: add about ½ tsp baking powder to the water when soaking. Cashew, peas will be softer.
After soaking, wash cashew & peas & keep aside.
Heat oil in a pan.
Once it is hot,add mustard seeds.
When it is pop up,add onion & curry leaves. Sauté for few seconds until onion become tender.
Then add cashew & green peas together with other spices.
Add about 1 cup water & allow cooking. Add some water if required.
Once it is cooked add thick coconut milk. Stir well.Allow to simmer.
Adjust salt to taste.
Off the flame once coconut milk start to boil.
Serve with rice & other curries.
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