Roasted Pudina Kaju

5 from 2 votes

Roasted Pudina Kaju are cashew nuts coated with a tangy spice mix flavored with mint powder. Enjoy it with your evening tea as a snack or serve it for festivals like Diwali, Holi, etc.

Here are some more Indian dry snack recipes that you may like: Spicy Masala Kaju, Roasted Makhana, Honey Roasted Nuts, Cornflakes Chivda, and Namak Para.

Pudina Kaju served in a bowl.
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About Pudina Kaju

Roasted Pudina Kaju is a healthy snack made from roasted cashew nuts (kaju) coated with a pudina spice mix. It is super easy to make, addictive and comes together in just 15 minutes.

Ingredients

Cashew Nuts (Kaju) – Use the best quality cashew nuts.

Mint Powder – You can either Mint Powder at home or use a store-bought one.

Others – You will also need ghee, regular salt, black salt, black pepper powder, and chaat masala powder.

To make the recipe vegan, replace ghee with coconut oil.

Serving Suggestions

Mint-flavored roasted cashew nuts are a great dry snack for festivals like Holi, Diwali, etc.

Serve it with your evening tea or munch it to satisfy your hunger. Pack it for your office or kid’s school snack box.

It is also a great snack to pack for your road trips or other travels.

Storage Suggestions

Roasted Pudina Kaju will last for about two weeks when stored in an airtight container at room temperature. Close the lid tightly after every use so that the cashews remain nice and crunchy.

If they have turned soggy, roast them in a pan over low heat until they are crispy again.

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Roasted Pudina Kaju are cashew nuts coated with a tangy spice mix flavored with mint powder. Enjoy it as a snack with your evening tea or serve it for festivals like Diwali, Holi, etc.
5 from 2 votes

Roasted Pudina Kaju Recipe

Roasted Pudina Kaju are cashew nuts coated with a tangy spice mix flavored with mint powder. Enjoy it as a snack with your evening tea or serve it for festivals like Diwali, Holi, etc.
Cook: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients 

  • 2 tablespoons ghee (use coconut oil for vegan)
  • 250 grams cashew nuts (kaju)
  • ¼ teaspoon regular salt
  • teaspoon black salt (kala namak)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper powder (kali mirch powder)
  • 1 teaspoon mint powder (pudina powder)
  • ½ teaspoon chaat masala powder
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Instructions 

  • Heat ghee in a pan over medium heat.
  • Once the ghee is hot, add the cashew nuts and roast on medium heat until lightly browned, stirring frequently.
  • Transfer the roasted cashew nuts to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the still hot cashews and toss well to coat them with the spices.
  • Cool and store in an airtight container for up to 15 days.

Nutrition

Calories: 414kcal, Carbohydrates: 19g, Protein: 11g, Fat: 35g, Saturated Fat: 10g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g, Monounsaturated Fat: 17g, Cholesterol: 19mg, Sodium: 226mg, Potassium: 416mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 4g, Vitamin A: 2IU, Vitamin C: 0.3mg, Calcium: 24mg, Iron: 4mg
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