Nuts In Shells

Almonds In Shells / Badam

Code: P-107

English Name: Almond In Shells / Badam

Botanical Name: Prunus Dulcis

Local Name: Badam

Product Description

The almonds is native to the Mediterranean climate region of the Middle East, eastward as far as the Indus River in Pakistan. Wild almonds are bitter, the kernel produces deadly cyanide, and eating even a few dozen in one sitting can be fatal. Domestic almonds were cultivated from a sweet variety but how the sweet type of almond was discovered amongst many deadly varieties remains a mystery.

Hazelnut

Code: P-190

English Name: Hazelnut

Botanical Name: Corylus Avellana

Local Name: Fandaq

Product Description

A hazelnut is the nut of the hazel and is also known as a cobnut. It is roughly spherical to oval, about 15-25 mm long and 10-15 mm in diameter, with an outer fibrous husk surrounding a smooth shell. The kernel of the seed is edible and used raw or roasted, or ground into a paste. The seed has a thin, dark brown skin which has a bitter flavor and is sometimes removed before cooking.

Hazelnuts are extensively used in confectionery to make praline and also used in combination with chocolate for chocolate truffles and products such as Nutella. Hazelnut oil, pressed from hazelnuts, is strongly flavored and used as a cooking.

Walnut / Akhrot

Code: P-281

English Name: Walnut / Akhrot

Botanical Name: Juglans Regia

Local Name: Akhrot

Product Description

The walnut is native to SE Europe and West & Central Asia, California and China as well. There are few foods that are as nutritiously complete and good for the human body as walnuts. For more than a dozen years, research by highly-respected scientific and clinical experts has continued to reveal that this “Super Food” is packed with nutrients that positively affect the body on a multitude of levels.

Walnuts are unique as one of the most nutrient-dense whole food sources of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), an essential omega-3 fatty acid. Studies have concluded that omega-3s help reduce the potential for heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity and clinical depression. Walnuts contribute nutrients essential to a healthy lifestyle. Eating walnuts is one of the easiest things a person can do to improve their health.

Pistachio Kernels / Pista

Code: P-234

English Name: Pistachio / Pista

Botanical Name: Pistacia Vera

Local Name: Pista

Product Description

Raw pistachios are a healthy, nutrient-rich snack that you can eat anytime, anywhere. Enliven your favorite salad or rice dish with a sprinkling of gorgeous green no shell pistachios. One serving of this healthy nut has as much fiber as half a cup of broccoli or spinach, while also offering potassium and vitamin B. Give your diet a health boost with raw pistachios!

Peanuts / Mong Phali

Code: P-227

English Name: Peanuts / Mong Phali

Botanical Name: Arachis Hypogaea

Local Name: Mong Phali

Product Description

The plant grows low, spreads and then prostrates. Some erect types grow to a height of one foot. It produces yellow flowers and a convoluted pod with 3-4 edible seeds in each chamber of its underground pod. These are long, cylindrical and swell over the seed which is valued as a raw material for hydrogenated oil industry.

Pine Nuts / Chalgozy

Code: P-232

English Name: Pine Nuts / Chalgozy

Botanical Name: Pines

Local Name: Chalgozy

Product Description

Pine nuts have a delicate sweet and nutty flavor that complements many recipes. Blend these fresh pine nuts into a creamy pesto sauce, or add them to cookies and baked goods for a nutty crunch. Roasting the pine nuts will bring out their unique flavor, making them perfect to toss on salads, pastas, and other dishes.