How to make Spiced Nuts - Diwali Special -

Oven roasted mixed nuts mixed with caramel, paprika and red chilli powder.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Walnut kernels (अखरोट की गिरि), Pistachios (पिस्ते )

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Spiced Nuts - Diwali Special

Spiced Nuts - Diwali Special Recipe Card


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.    

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 1.30-2 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Spiced Nuts - Diwali Special Recipe

  • Walnut kernels 2 cups

  • Pistachios 1 cup

  • Almonds 1 cup

  • Paprika 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 2 teaspoons

  • Sugar 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Preheat oven to 50°C. Roast the nuts in the preheated oven for twenty to twenty-five minutes or till crunchy. Remove from oven and set aside.

Step 2

Melt the sugar in a non-stick pan with few drops of water till it turns golden. Add paprika and chilli powder and mix well.

Step 3

Add the roasted nuts and mix till well coated. Remove from heat and cool.

Step 4

Serve or store in an airtight container.

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