Masaledar Kaju

Chatpata cashewnuts. This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Main Ingredients Refined flour (maida), Cashewnuts
Cuisine Punjabi
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Easy
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Masaledar Kaju

  • 500 grams Refined flour (maida)
  • 100 grams Cashewnuts
  • 1 teaspoon Carom seeds (ajwain) crushed
  • 2 tablespoons Ghee
  • 2 teaspoons Cumin seeds
  • 2 Whole dry red chillies
  • 7-8 Black peppercorns
  • 5-6 Cloves
  • 3-4 cloves Garlic chopped
  • to taste Salt


  1. Sieve refined flour. Add salt and carom seeds. Add two tablespoons of melted ghee. Mix. Add water and knead into a semi hard dough. Cover with a damp cloth and set aside for half an hour.
  2. Roll out the dough on a flat surface to half centimetre thickness. Take a cap of a bottle and cut this dough in the shape of kaju. Heat sufficient ghee in a kadai. Deep fry the kajus till golden brown
  3. Drain and place them on an absorbent paper. Serve them as such or with masala. For masala dry roast cumin seeds, whole dry red chillies, black peppercorns, cloves and garlic. Add rock salt and grind to a fine powder. In a huge bowl, mix fried dough kajus with the masala powder and serve.

Nutrition Info

Calories 2627
Carbohydrates 393.9
Protein 77.3
Fat 82.3