Cashew Cheese


Cashew cheese is a great vegan appetizer. It’s so smooth, creamy, and delicious that you won’t believe you’re eating vegan cheese. It goes with everything, and you won’t miss the original cheese once.You only need 6 ingredients & it is so easy to make that it gets ready in just 5 minutes!

Good for Vata and Kapha Dosha.

Prep Time: 5 Min
Total Time: 5 Min
Serves: 2 and ½ cups (375ml approx)



  1. Soak ½ cups of cashews in water for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Drain the water and keep the cashew aside.
  3. Take a blender, add cashews, olive oil, lemon juice, hemp seeds, salt, and blend it to make a fine paste.
  4. When the mixture is smooth, add the little water and blend for a few more minutes until the mixture becomes creamy.

Serving Suggestion

This cashew cheese is ideal for any savory recipe. It goes well with tortilla chips, crudités, and toast.


If you want your cheese to be more flavorful, you can also add extra herbs and spices according your taste

Check out the Ayurvedic benefits of ingredients used in this recipe

Chinmayi Kulkarni

Chinmayi is a Nutritionist turned Marketer, with Masters in both Marketing and Nutrition. Her focus is to combine her knowledge to understand and evangelize Ayurveda.

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