Satisfying as a snack, a topping, or in sauces and butter, the cashew is beloved all around the world for its versatility and its rich flavor.
Many people eat cashews on a regular basis without understanding their origins.
Akbari Kaju is believed to be from the Gardens of Famous Maghul King Akbar here in Kashmir.
Rich in protein, healthy fats, and antioxidants such as polyphenols, cashews offer a variety of noteworthy health benefits.
Heart Disease Prevention
Diabetes Prevention or Management
Cashews are a wonderful source of healthy fats, including monounsaturated and polyunsaturated varieties. These nuts are also a modest source of protein. For this reason, they are often heavily featured in the diets of vegetarians and vegans.
Cashews are also an excellent source of:
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin K
Nutrients per Serving
A one-ounce serving of cashews contains:
- Calories: 165
- Protein: Less than 1 gram
- Fat: 14 grams
- Carbohydrates: 9 grams
- Fiber: Less than 1 gram
- Sugar: 1 gram