Cashews are popular as both a healthy and delicious snack option. Cashews are rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that have many health benefits. Roasted cashews are a delicious offering of this healthy nut.
What are the benefits of roasted cashews?
Roasted cashews provide many benefits besides being a healthy snack option. Here are some benefits of roasted cashews:
Rich vitamin and mineral content: Cashew nuts contain many vitamins and minerals that are an important part of a healthy diet. These vitamins and minerals include vitamin B, iron, zinc, magnesium and phosphorus.
High protein content: Cashews are rich in high-quality protein. Therefore, it is a good source of protein, especially for those on a vegan or vegetarian diet.
Heart health: Cashews are rich in unsaturated fats and antioxidants that are beneficial for heart health. These antioxidants may help protect heart health by reducing the risk of heart disease.
Immune system: Cashews are rich in zinc and other nutrients essential for a healthy immune system. Therefore, it can help maintain immune system health when consumed regularly.
How to make roasted cashews?
Roasted cashews are pretty easy to make. Here are the ingredients and steps needed to make roasted cashews:
Choose cashews: You can use unshelled cashews if you prefer, or you can separate the shelled cashews yourself.
Adjust the pan temperature: Heat a pan over medium heat and add some butter (optional).
Add the cashews to the pan: Pour the cashews into the pan and fry for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Add salt: After the roasting process is finished, you can add some salt to the cashews if you wish.
When the roasting process is completed, take the cashews into a bowl to serve and enjoy them.
Note: Do not overcook the cashews in the pan, or they may burn. Cashew nuts should be cooled quickly after roasting, because cashews can become moist and soften when kept in heat. You can sprinkle roasted cashews on your salad, yogurt or other snacks.
100 grams of raw (unroasted) cashew nuts are 574 calories. We recommend that you consume it in moderation for weight control.