Recipe: Cashew Curry

A new study in the Molecular Nutrition and Food Research journal suggests that cashew seed extract may play an important role in preventing and treating diabetes.

Aside from being a popular and tasty snack, cashews are also excellent to cook with. For those who enjoy the spices of life, here is a recipe for Cashew Curry.

Ingredients

  • ½ pound whole cashews
  • 2 T organic olive oil
  • 5 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 5 curry leaves
  • 2 inch piece of lemongrass or zest of 1 lemon
  • ½ t turmeric
  • 1 T coriander
  • 2 chile peppers, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 slices ginger
  • ½ t salt
  • 15 oz unsweetened coconut milk
  • 2 T cilantro, chopped
Directions 
1. Sauté the sliced shallots in olive oil in a wok or frying pan, stirring occasionally, until golden, for about 10 minutes.

2. Add the curry leaves, lemon, turmeric, coriander, chile peppers, garlic, ginger, and salt, and cook until fragrant for about 5-10 minutes.

3. Add coconut milk and chopped cilantro and simmer until thickened for another 5-10 minutes.

4. Remove curry leaves and serve with diabetic rice or brown rice. Makes four servings.

Source: NJN Network
 

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