Where do you get cashew nuts in Goa

Nuts and kernels


The crisp, almost round, aromatic, common hazel grows on bushes up to seven meters high and ripens from mid-August. It is consumed raw and processed in the kitchen. You can buy them as whole nuts, nut kernels, grated, ground and chopped hazelnuts. Nougat and hazelnut cream are based on hazelnuts. The hazelnut oil obtained from the hazelnuts gives a special note to fine green mixed salads with raspberry vinegar as a dressing. Particularly noteworthy is the cell-protecting vitamin E, which is good for the oxygen supply to the brain. Hazelnuts are one of the types of nuts that are considered good food for the nerves. Shelled hazelnuts can be kept for almost a year if stored optimally. Tip: To determine the freshness of the nuts, you shake them. If they don't rattle, they're fresh.


The coconut is a stone fruit and grows as a fruit on the coconut palm. Coconuts do not ripen after harvest and are grown especially in Indonesia, the Philippines and India. The coconuts that grow on palm trees thrive best near the coast. The white pulp of the fresh coconut is consumed raw; ground and grated, it is used in various baked goods. The coconut water is used as naturally as it is in the nut. Coconut milk, on the other hand, is made by kneading desiccated coconut with warm water and then squeezing it out. Coconut milk is a staple food in numerous tropical countries. The high-quality nutrients in coconut normalize the body fat value and strengthen the immune system. The coconut is one of the foods that contain the most selenium.

Pumpkin seeds

The small, crunchy pumpkin seeds are the dried seeds of the pumpkin plant. They are available peeled, unpeeled, roasted and salted. The kernels are a popular snack and can also be used in a variety of ways in the kitchen. The high-quality pumpkin seed oil, which is obtained from the seeds of the oil pumpkin, is a delicacy. Originally the pumpkin plant was only native to America. Today it grows worldwide in all dry and warm areas and is also cultivated in Switzerland. Pumpkin seeds are also real nutritional powerhouses and are full of vitamins A, C, D, E as well as zinc, iron, magnesium and selenium.