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- Energy - 283 Cal
- Protein - 2.8g - 56%
- Carbohydrates - 11g - 4%
- Fiber - 1g - 2%
- Fat - 8.5g - 11%
- Cholesterol - 1mg - 0
- Vitamin A - 4mcg - 0.08%
- Calcium - 16 mg - 1%
- Iron - 1 mg - 8%
- Potassium - 34 mg - 1%
- Sodium - 13 mg - 1%
- Magnesium - 19 mg - 4.75%
- Phosphorus - 25 mg - 2.5%
- Cashews contain healthy fats, protein and calcium which improves brain and bone health.
- It also has antioxidants and helps in the prevention of inflammation and other diseases.
- It is packed with minerals like magnesium and iron. It can help with reducing the risk of heart diseases, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and prevent anemia.
- Jaggery is rich in iron which gives energy and prevents fatigue and anemia.
- It also contains nutrients that control blood pressure and helps to increase hemoglobin.
- As it is rich in minerals, it boosts immunity, improves the digestive system and prevents constipation.
- It helps in detoxification and purifies the body. It also helps ease menstrual cramps and joint pains.
- Ghee helps absorb nutrients and can improve the immune system as it contains antioxidants. It can also relieve digestion issues.
- Though Jeedipappu Pakam can be done in any manner, traditionally the cashew and jaggery mixture is poured on a greased plate or tray and later broken into pieces instead of evenly cut pieces.
- Other similar and popular Indian snacks that are prepared with jaggery syrup include Kadalai Mittai (Peanut bar/chikki), Ellu mittai (Black sesame seeds bar/chikki) Pottukadalai urundai (Roasted gram balls) and more.
- The cashew apple, the stalk or the top green or brown part from where the nut hangs, is also edible and is consumed raw or as a juice.
- Indian, Thailand and Chinese cuisines popularly use cashews in their sweets and gravies otherwise mostly cashews are consumed in their raw form.
- Alternatively, Jeedipappu Pakam can also be tried with sugar syrup but jaggery is healthier compared to sugar.
- Jaggery contains cleansing agents that help remove toxins from the body. It has many health benefits and is considered a natural remedy for different illnesses.
Suggested consumable by age groups
- A significant quantity of one to two pieces of Jeedipappu Pakam can be consumed by all age groups.
Good times to eat:
- It can be eaten as an evening snack or as a dessert. Consuming after a meal helps with digestion.
- It can also be eaten during work/study breaks like energy bars.
Eat along with:
- It can be eaten as it is or alongside any Indian snacks.
When not to eat or eat more often:
- Diabetic patients shall avoid consuming.
- People allergic to cashews should avoid consuming.
Story/History of recipe
Khaju Mithai or Jeedipappu Pakam is a special traditional sweet of Andhra Pradesh. Jeedipappu in Telugu means cashews and this sweet is prepared by mixing dry roasted cashew halves with melted jaggery. It is similar to the famous brittle or chikki variety of India. Unlike other popular chikkis, Jeedipappu Pakam has a fudgy texture instead of a crunchy candy bar texture. It is an easy and tasty snack to munch and it fights hunger pangs.
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- Dry roast the cashews in a pan at a low flame for a couple of minutes and keep it aside. Do not over roast.
- Add jaggery to a pan and a little water and melt it completely.
- Clean the melted jaggery using a filter and add it to a fresh pan.
- Cook the jaggery in a low to medium flame until it thickens.
- You need to get a consistency where it has attained the soft ball consistency. Be very cautious and don't let it turn dark as it can spoil the taste.
- To test the consistency, take some water in a small bowl and drop a few drops of jaggery in it.
- Try rolling it into a small ball. If it is thick enough and soft then the consistency is perfect.
- Add a teaspoon of ghee and mix well.
- Soon add the roasted cashews and cardamom powder. Give it a mix. You can switch off the flame in one or two minutes after adding cashews.
- Once it has mixed well transfer the contents to a flat container that is greased with ghee.
- You can leave it to rest as it is or you can also cut them into small pieces with a greased knife.
- Let it rest for a few minutes and soon it will set well.
- Once it is ready remove the pieces and it is ready to eat.
- This can be stored in an airtight container and enjoyed for over a month.
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