Curried Mixed Nuts (Masala Nuts)

Try variations of this using your favorite nuts, and spice them to taste.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. coriander seeds
  • ¼ tsp. black peppercorns
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 dried red chili, roughly pounded
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 3 cups raw mixed nuts
  • 1 tsp. salt

Directions

  • Heat a small skillet on medium. Add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black peppercorns, cloves, and dried red chili. Toast the spices, stirring constantly, for about 3 to 5 minutes. They will darken and release a wonderful aroma. Remove from heat and transfer them to a bowl to cool. Using a spice grinder or a coffee grinder, grind the spices.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil on low. Add the ground spice mixture, the ground ginger, and the nuts. Cook gently, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes. Cover and cook for an additional 5 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally.
  • Remove from heat, uncover, and sprinkle with salt. Cool to room temperature, then serve.

Recipe Information

Serves: 24

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp. coriander seeds
  • ¼ tsp. black peppercorns
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 dried red chili, roughly pounded
  • 3 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ¼ tsp. ground ginger
  • 3 cups raw mixed nuts
  • 1 tsp. salt

Directions

  • Heat a small skillet on medium. Add the cumin seeds, coriander seeds, black peppercorns, cloves, and dried red chili. Toast the spices, stirring constantly, for about 3 to 5 minutes. They will darken and release a wonderful aroma. Remove from heat and transfer them to a bowl to cool. Using a spice grinder or a coffee grinder, grind the spices.
  • In a large skillet, heat the oil on low. Add the ground spice mixture, the ground ginger, and the nuts. Cook gently, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes. Cover and cook for an additional 5 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally.
  • Remove from heat, uncover, and sprinkle with salt. Cool to room temperature, then serve.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories120
Total Fat10g
Saturated Fat1.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium100mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars0g
Protein3g