Cashews nuts are a cultural trademark that were introduced to India by the Portuguese in 16th century. Now they have become integrated with every day Goan and Indian cuisine. Enjoyed as snacks, appetizers, as well as for its garnishing purposes, cashew nuts do not just taste divine but are nutritious too.
Rich in calcium, iron, vitamin B12 and vitamin C, they stand at par with milk/ meat and eggs when it comes to nutrition. Besides being an excellent appetizer, they are an incredible nerve tonic and a steady stimulant utilized for manufacturing wine. India being the largest exporter of cashew nuts in the world, Goan cashew nuts are famous all around the globe. This commodity is one of the largest foreign exchange income for the country.