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  • 50 g olive oil, note if can have dairy - use butter
  • 125 g Cashews, reserve 25 g for garnish
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 30g g ginger
  • 60g g onion
  • 12 g Mustard seeds
  • 18 curry leaves, fresh
  • 3 level tbsp garam masala, see notes
  • 1 level tsp tumeric
  • 1 pieces star anise
  • 1 cinnamon quill
  • 3 cardamon pods, crushed
  • 300 g coconut yoghurt
  • 700 g tomato passata
  • 450 g chopped vegetables, carrot/capsicum/cauliflower - whatever you wish to use. Broccoli see notes
  • 300 g cooked chickpeas, or 1 tin strained and washed
  • 270 g coconut cream
  • 5 g maple, or coconut sugar or honey/rice syrup
  • 5 level tsp apple cider vinegar or lemon
  • 1 bunches coriander, small bunch washed - chop steps, use leaves
  • 30 g almond meal, if you don't have mill cashews prior to recipe
  • 6
    Preparation 7min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 6 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 6
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Add ginger, onion, garlic to Bowl with Closed lid5 SECBlend SPD 7.
  2. Scrape down bowl add mustard seeds, curry leaves and oil to bowl. MC OFF4 MINVAROMABlendSPD 1. In the meantime roast cashews on stove top or in oven for a couple of minutes to release oils.
  3. Add cashews, coriander stems, garam marsala, turmeric, star anise, cinnamon, salt, cardamon pods and MC OFF 3 MINVAROMA Counter-clockwise operation SPD 1
  4. Add to bowl yoghurt, passata, lemon/applecider vinegar, almond meal, vegetables, chickpeas, sweetner, 170g of coconut cream and cook for 25 min 100 DEG Counter-clockwise operation SPD 1 with steamer basket on top
  5. Once cooked add remainder coconut cream, stir with spatula and serve with coriander leaves

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If serving with rice - cook rice first and leave in thermoserver till ready to serve,

If wanting to use greens like broccoli - best to cook in last 5 minutes of rice cook and set aside (don't allow to over cook) - Put broccoli into NOT BUTTER CHICKEN prior to serving.

# can sub coconut cream for oat cream

#Garam Masala - if you don't have see this recipe on cookidoo

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