Spicy Cashews


These cashews are savory, sweet, spicy, and crunchy. They are easy to make and are vegan-friendly. They have a citrusy aroma and are used in many Indian dishes for their many ayurvedic benefits.

Good for Vata dosha

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 20 Minutes
Serves: 1 Cup



  1. In a saucepan, melt coconut oil and add mustard seeds.
  2. When the seeds begin to pop, add cashews and spices.
  3. Toast for 5 minutes or until the cashews turn golden brown.
  4. Turn off the heat and season with salt as per taste.
  5. Let the cashews cool and transfer to a serving bowl.
  6. Squeeze some lemon juice and enjoy

Serving suggestions

Can be stored for 1 week.
Tastes best when slightly warm.

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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