Chironji is a healthy nut that is commonly used in several Indian cuisines and sweet delicacies. It is a natural coolant and aphrodisiac that has an abundance of proteins, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. You can use Chironji to make delicious kheers or payasam, laddoos, flavored milk, halwas, and other savory dishes. In addition to this, it is also widely used in Ayurveda medicines and roasted for culinary purposes. The Chironji nuts have a nutty flavor that enhances the taste of the dish. The cooling properties of Chironji reduce the body’s heat from within and prevent the breakout of boils, prickly heat, pimples, rashes, inflammation, itching, and redness. Chironji nuts can also be ground and blended with face packs and the oil extracted to nourish the hair and keep your skin moisturize and hydrated. Binging on Chironji nuts can cleanse your skin from within, helping to eliminate dark spots, blemishes, wrinkles, and fine lines, and keep your skin soft and supple.
Chironji is brown coloured, flat and round in nature and divulges a beautiful flavor in any food item you use. Sometimes their paste is used to thicken and enrich the gravies. They are also very rich in protein.