Cashew Butter is a creamy paste of cashews which is high in protein , unsaturated fat and Vitamin B .
With the Nut Butters rage in the market , Cashew Butter is one of the most delicious . Of course the most common being the Peanut Butter , which too is as simple to make as the Almond Butter or the Cashew Butter .
Roasting the nuts is important while making Nut Butters , as the whole process becomes easier and quicker . The oils are quickly released from the roasted nuts and a delicious creamy paste is achieved . The Nut Butters made with raw nuts take longer, besides the flavor of roasted ones is any day better .
The butter tastes absolutely fantastic , and it can be used in smoothies , dips , desserts or just lick it off the spoon . While consuming any of these Nut Butters we should keep in mind the calorie intake . Read what Wiki has to say about this –
One tablespoon of unsalted cashew butter provides 94 calories, 12 percent of the daily value of fat and 8 percent of the daily value of saturated fat. However, it contains less fat than most nuts.
Now let’s check the super simple recipe –
250 gms cashews
1 tsp sugar
Roast the cashews at 180 degrees for 3-4 minutes .
Add the cashews to a mixer grinder and pulse in short bursts till oil comes out .
Add a pinch of salt and sugar and pulse again .
One can adjust the salt and sugar as per choice.