Shahi Kaju Aloo Recipe

Shahi Kaju Aloo Recipe
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Shahi Kaju Aloo is a delectable and appetizing delight. Learn how to make/prepare Shahi Kaju Aloo by following this easy recipe.
Shahi Kaju Aloo Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 300 g Potatoes
  • 4 tbsp Cashew Nuts (soaked in ¼ cup water)
  • 1 tbsp Ginger (chopped)
  • 1 tsp Garlic (chopped)
  • ½ tsp Black Cumin Seeds
  • ½ tsp Bay Leaf
  • 2 Onions (chopped)
  • A pinch of Turmeric
  • ¼ tsp Garam Masala
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Leaves (chopped)
  • ¼ cup Curd (beaten)
  • ¼ cup Milk
  • ½ cup Water
  • Oil (for frying)
How to make Shahi Kaju Aloo:
  • Wash the potatoes well and chop them into 1-inch cubes.
  • Heat oil in a large frying pan.
  • Fry the potato cubes till they turn deep golden brown. Remove and set them aside.
  • Grind cashew nuts, ginger and garlic into a fine paste in a food processor.
  • Heat 3 tbsp oil in a heavy bottomed pan.
  • Add bay leaf and black cumin seeds. Stir fry for 30 seconds till the cumin seeds stop spluttering.
  • Add onions and cook on low flame till they turn soft. Do not let the onions turn brown.
  • Add turmeric and garam masala. Mix well.
  • Add the cashew paste and cook for 1 minute.
  • Add curd and stir till the water evaporates.
  • Add milk and water to form gravy.
  • Boil the mixture and simmer for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add potato cubes and coriander leaves to the gravy.
  • Simmer the mixture on low flame, till the gravy thickens and coats the potato cubes well.
  • Serve hot with naan or paranthas.