How to make Masala Nuts - A savoury snack...nuts tossed in honey and a spicy masala

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Almonds (आलमंड/बादाम), Pistachios (पिस्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Masala Nuts

History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

For more recipes related to Masala Nuts checkout Almond Cookies, Granola Bars, Almond Cranberry Muffins, Almond Shortbread Cookies . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Mathri, Atta Pancake with Lemon Butter, Dryfruit Chikki, Chakotra Chaat.

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Masala Nuts

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Masala Nuts Recipe

  • Almonds 20

  • Pistachios 20

  • Cashewnuts 20

  • Walnut kernels 20

  • Whole dry red chillies 5-6

  • Peppercorns 5-6

  • Star anise 1/4

  • Dry mango powder (amchur) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Black salt (kala namak) to taste

  • Honey 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Break the dry red chillies, remove seeds and put them in a mixer. Add black peppercorns, star anise, dry mango powder, black salt and grind to a powder.

Step 2

Roast almonds, pistachios, cashewnuts and walnuts. Take the masala powder in a bowl. Add the roasted nuts and mix. Add honey and mix.

Step 3


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