II  Bhona Badam Kaju (Roasted Almonds Cashews) II

Ingredients: (Makes 2 cups)

  • 2cups of the any of the following  3 or 4 nuts : Whole cashew nuts or halved cashew nuts, whole almonds (with skin), whole pistachios (with skins), whole or halved peanuts, whole brazil nuts.
  • 1/2-1/4 tsp. salt to taste


  • Heat the oil to a depth of 1-inch in a heavy frying pan over moderately low heat.
  • Add the nuts and fry stirring often, for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Remove and drain in a strainer resting over a pan, blot off the excess oil by transferring them on a paper towel.
  • While still warm toss in the salt and mix well.