Basic Cashew Paste

Serves: 5


1 1/4 cups raw cashew nuts
1 cup warm water plus more for the paste


Soak coarsely chopped cashews in the warm water to cover, about 45 minutes. Drain and process in a blender (not a food processor) adding 2 to 3 tablespoons water, as needed, to make a smooth paste. Transfer to an airtight container and store in the refrigerator 4 to 6 days or 4 months in the freezer.

From "1,000 Indian Recipes." Copyright 2002 by Neelam Batra. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Calories from Fat: 0

This Basic Cashew Paste recipe is from the 1000 Indian Recipes Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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