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About Pistachios

Pistachios (scientific name: Pistaciavera) has originated from Central Asia and Middle East.

Source
Jaivika Naturals Pistachios are grown and sourced from western region of North America .

We work closely with our growers to bring quality nuts to the table with great care. The nuts are shelled carefully to keep the nuts intact and a delicate extraction process to retain its flavors.
Pistachios are a rich source of protein, fiber, carbohydrates, saturated and unsaturated fat such as omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids. Pistachios are also very good source B vitamins and certain minerals. It provides relatively high amounts of thiamin, vitamin B6, copper, manganese, phosphorus, magnesium and iron.

Pistachio Application:

  • Bakery: Pistachio kernels are an ingredient used to add a distinct flavor in commercial bakery items such as sweetbreads, muffins, and bagels.
  • Confectionery: In Asian culture, pistachio kernels are commonly used as additions in confections such as Baklava, Halvas, and Indian sweets.
  • Snacks: Pistachios nuts retain a strong flavor and go well with several coatings, such as garlic, chili, salt, and curry. Therefore, they are a traditional ingredient in snack mixes.
  • Prepared foods: Pistachios are able to withstand reheating and microwaving and hence are a common addition in frozen foods.
  • Dairy: Pistachio kernels are a common addition in ice-creams, sorbets, and other dairy-based desserts.