is the List of nuts for you. A list of edible Nuts that we use in our cooking. As a snack or in our dishes. Do
you know what is the definition of a 'nut'?
According to wikipedia, 'A nut is a fruit composed of a hard shell and a seed, which is generally edible. In botany, there is an additional requirement that the shell does not open to release the seed.'
There are many health benefits of nuts. We are advised to include nuts in our meals, especially breakfast.
Nuts provide us protein and healthy fats. Nuts are also full of vitamins, antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids. There is a large variety of edible nuts available to choose from.
The commonly available and consumed nuts are almonds, pistachios, pine nuts, peanuts, coconuts etc. Nuts are consumed raw, roasted, salted, boiled etc. Nuts are also used in cooking along with other ingredients.
Nuts are used to extract oil and these nuts or their oil is used as a beauty treatments and the preparation of cosmetics.
Nuts such as coconuts and coconut oil, almonds, almond oil etc. also have medicinal properties.
|Cashewnuts||Kaju||Kaju||Geru Beeja, gerpoppu|
|Ground nut, peanut||Moongphali, singdana||shengdane, dane||Kadalai|
|Almondette - Calumpong Nut - Cheronjee||Chironji||Charoli||-|
|Areca/ Betel Nut||Chhalia||Supari||Adike|
|Jacknuts||jackfruit nuts / seeds||Phanasachya biya||Halsina beeja|
|Pine nut||Chilghoza, Nioza|