How to make Goan Potato Cashew Curry - A simple potato curry enriched with cashewnuts.

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Potatoes (आलू), Cashewnuts (काजू)

Cuisine : Goan

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Goan Potato Cashew Curry

Hindi: Aloo

Why is it that when you are stuck at “what should we cook today” the answer is always “make some aloo!” Potatoes are like this…extremely popular and have multipurpose usage.

And did you always think that eating a potato will make you fat?
Well, don’t – it is a surprising source of vitamin C and provides useful amounts of starch, thiamine and niacin and around a hundred grams will provide about eighty calories.
Little did you know!


For more recipes related to Goan Potato Cashew Curry checkout Batata Song , Aloo Matar, Achari Aloo, Baby Potatoes In Spicy Yogurt Gravy . You can also find more Main Course Vegetarian recipes like Broccoli and Cheese Casserole, Peet Perun Kandachi Paat, Besanwali Bhindi, Turai Aloo Sabzi.

Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Goan Potato Cashew Curry Recipe

  • Potatoes boiled, peeled and mashed 4 medium

  • Cashewnuts soaked 15

  • Ghee 2-3 tablespoons

  • Cumin seeds 1 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida ¼ teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 6-8

  • Onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Green chillies finely chopped 2-3

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar a pinch

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan. Add cumin seeds and let them change colour.

Step 2

Add asafoetida and curry leaves and sauté for a few seconds. Add onions and green chillies and sauté on medium heat till the onions turn golden brown.

Step 3

Add turmeric powder and sauté for a few seconds. Add potatoes, 1cup water and cashewnuts and mix well.

Step 4

Add salt and sugar and mix well.Cover and cook on low heat for 4-5 minutes.

Step 5

Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.