Shwet's Sizzling Wok

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Dry Cashewnut Masala

on October 12, 2014

This is a simple and easy peasy snack which you can do in minutes. I had lots of dry cashews which was sent from my hometown mangalore, and didnt know what to do with it. I came across this recipe on net, and voila !! It was all done in 15 min 🙂

Well, this has also been a trial round of snacks for Diwali 😛 Luckily it turned out to be super yummy. This makes a best party snack, which can be enjoyed by everyone !! I hope you guys enjoy this as much as I did 😀


  • Cashewnuts : 2 cups
  • Coriander seeds : 1 tablespoon
  • Cumin seeds : 3 tablespoons
  • Black peppercorns : 10-12
  • Fennel seeds (saunf) : 1 teaspoon
  • Clove : 1 Dried
  • red chillies : 3-4
  • Oil to deep fry
  • Chaat masala : 1 teaspoon
  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste
  • Curry leaves : a fistful
  • Sugar 1 teaspoon


Step 1

  • Dry roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, peppercorns, fennel seeds, clove and red chillies till fragrant. Cool and powder. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep fry cashewnuts till light golden. Drain and put into a bowl.
  • In the same oil, fry the curry leaves and set aside

Step 2

  • Add 2 tsps of the powdered spices, chaat masala, black salt, curry leaves and sugar and mix well. You can store the remaining powdered spices for use later. Let it cool slightly, then store it in an airtight container.

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