Go nutty with walnuts

by Sanjeev Kapoor

Their great taste and the fact that they are brilliant food for brain health is enough reason to include them in your diet. Check out these 3 recipes that put them to best use. With the right preparation you can make these within 30 minutes of your time. 

Menu: Mixed Nuts Pulao
Akhrot Ka Raita
Prunes and Walnut Lollypops


Shopping list

100 grams of almonds

100 grams of cashewnuts

250 grams of walnuts

1 kilogram of basmati rice

1 small packet of white sesame seeds

1 small packet of flax seeds

1 small packet of methi seeds

1 small packet of black sesame seeds

100 grams of green peas

1 small packet of aloo salli

1 packet of Bikaner sev

400 grams of yogurt

1 small packet of crushed red chillies

50 grams of grapes

250 grams of prunes

1 packet of lollypop sticks


For faster preparation

Cook the rice and set aside. Prepare the raita and refrigerate it. Make the walnut powder by roasting it.


How to go about it

Start with the lollypops. Toss the rice with seeds, nuts and spices. Slice the grapes for raita. Garnish and serve

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.