Cashew nuts are nutritionally much the same as other nuts: they are high in fat (around 50 percent), rich in vitamin E and a good source of minerals, particularly magnesium and zinc. While high in fat, all nuts are ranked highly for their healthy unsaturated fats.
Health Benefits of Cashew Powder
• Cashews Are Rich in Heart-Healthy Fatty Acids.
• Cashews Make a Fantastic Vegan Cream.
• Cashews Are Protein Rich.
• Eating Cashews Could Boost Your Immune System.
• Cashews Contain No Cholesterol.
• Eating Cashews Lowers Your Risk of Gallstones.
Fine Cashew powder can be sprinkled on any sweet preparation. It can be quickly used for making cashew paste, Cashew milk. Coarse cashew powder can be used to make desserts like Sheera and Halwa. "Toasting" nut, in the oven or in the microwave is one of the good ways to avoid addition of fat. Cashew powder is also used as a thickener and a replacement of Maida in Soups and Stews where Maida is used to provide thickness.
How to Store:
Store the Cashew Powder in airtight containers. Use a clean moisture free spoon whenever you scoop out the powder for use. If handled and stored in a proper and hygienic way, the SSKE homemade Cashew Powder mix can be stored for 3 months in a refrigerator.