It is not often that I will do a post about a specific product, unless I am reviewing it. However, Le Creuset gave me this NoMU rub when I purchased an item from them, as well as a recipe card for Chicken Cashew Curry to go with the rub.
I would not ordinarily buy a rub, as I have a spice drawer full of all lovely things, but this is one spice rub I am going to use over and over again. It has a great balance of flavours. And the nice thing about using a rub is that all the spices are ready ground and easy to use. Sadly, this is the second recipe I have followed from the series that has not worked out 100%. It may be to do with the fact that I altered this one slightly to suit my ingredients, or it may have to do with the fact that I don’t have a regular oven. What I can tell you is the flavours are great, and Dave and I used the leftover sauce for another dish, on another night.
Chicken Cashew Curry
- 4 chicken pieces
- 45 mls ghee
- 1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
- 5 mls crushed ginger
- 10 mls NoMU Indian rub
- 100 g raw cashews
- 500 mls chicken stock
- 2 tomatoes, peeled, deseeded and finely chopped
- preheat the oven to 180° Celsius
- using an oven proof casserole dish, heat 2 tablespoons ghee on your stove top on a medium heat
- sauté the onion until soft
- remove half, and set aside
- add the garlic, ginger and rub and fry until you can smell the spices
- add the cashews and fry for one minute
- place these ingredients into a blender with 250mls stock
- blend until smooth
- heat the rest of the ghee and fry the chicken pieces until well browned on all sides
- add the remaining onions, the cashew paste, the tomatoes and the rest of the stock
- put the lid on and place in the oven for 40 minutes to ensure that the chicken is cooked through
- remove the lid for the last 15 minutes of the cooking time to thicken the sauce
- I had to cook the sauce for a further 5 minutes on the stove top to ensure it was thickened enough
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18 thoughts on “Chicken Cashew Curry”
Hi, where on your blog can I read regarding your challenges?
which challenge are you referring to or is it all of them? Do a key word search “challenge” 🙂
Do you make your own ghee Tandy or do you buy it?.. c
I make my own Celi 🙂 You cannot find ghee here for love or money 🙂
If something has both curry AND cashews in it, I won’t say no. A favorite combo of mine.
mine too 🙂
You are really putting me in the mood for curry!
Vegetarian curry and brown rice was on my menu this week…couldn’t resist it! Nothing like a spiced up chicken leg…delicious!
This sounds wonderful – I like the NoMu products!
me too! I am slowly getting a nice collection 🙂
It’s a pity when a dish doesn’t turn out like you were hoping. Great ingredients and flavours though.
Have a super Sunday.
thanks Mandy, have a great Sunday as well 🙂
I love curry and am so glad I managed to eat a few in London otherwise I´d be having mad cravings right now. Actually, I do feel a craving creeping up on me!
I was on a curry bent as well 🙂