Makai Kaju nu Shaak

Sweetcorn and Cashew Curry

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Biting Biting: Snacking Gujarati-Style

By Urvashi Roe

Published 2022

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Grilled corn rubbed over with butter or ghee, chilli powder and salt is a fantastic snack. We enjoy it often. But when you want something a bit more substantial this is the shaak to make. The cashews add such a wonderful nuttiness. My husband will eat this in one sitting if I let him.


  • 100 g cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp sunflower or rapeseed oil
  • 2<


Toast the cashew nuts in a dry wok over a medium heat until they start to brown and fill your kitchen with a wonderful nutty aroma. Set to one side.

Put the wok back on the heat, add the oil and heat for a few minutes, then add the mustard seeds and let them crackle and pop for a few seconds. Next, add the green chillies closely followed by the potatoes.

Turn the heat to low and