The cashew nuts (Kaju) is very commonly used in Indian cuisine. The nut is used whole for garnishing sweets or curries, or ground into a paste that forms a base of sauces for curries e.g. Korma, or some sweets e.g. Kaju Barfi. It is also used in powdered form in the preparation of several Indian sweets and desserts.
Delicately sweet yet crunchy and delicious cashew nut is packed with energy, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that are essential for robust health. Cashew, or “caju” in Portuguese, is one of the popular ingredients in sweet as well savory dishes worldwide.