Pistachio is a tree nut obtained from fruits belonging to the Anacardiaceae family, of the genus: Pistacia. The plant is a medium-sized, broad, bushy, deciduous tree, believed to have originated in the mountain ranges of West-Asia and Turkey region (Anatolia).
Pistachios are delicious tree nuts recognized for their wholesome nutritional properties. Together with peanut, almonds, and cashew, they offer good sources of protein, fats, and minerals to inhabitants living around otherwise dry and arid regions of Central, West and South Asia.
Pistachios and roasted pistachios are a rich source of energy; 100 g of kernels carry 557 calories. Additionally, they compose proper amounts of monounsaturated fatty acids like oleic acid and antioxidants. Regular consumption of pistachios in the diet may help lowering total as well as bad LDL-cholesterol and increase good HDL-cholesterol levels in the blood.
Pistachio roasting oven
has diffrent taste. There are 2 different tpye of oven for pistachio. One of them is batch roaster that rotating roasting machine. Second one is single belt roasting machine same as continuous roasting machine.The nuts are usually eaten as they are, by splitting them open between fingers or using a nutcracker machine. They can also be enjoyed roasted, salted, or sweetened, just as in macadamia and peanuts.
Pistachios are nutty, yet pleasantly sweet in taste with a fruity aroma. Baklava, a sweet pastry made of layers of paper-thin "phyllo or strudel dough" filled with chopped pistachio, almonds, and cashew nuts and sweetened with syrup or honey, is a popular pastry preparation in Turkey.
There are some different roasting receipt for roasted pistachios. Unsalted and salted roasting pistachio. Pistachio roasting machine (batch roaster) has some salt inside drum. First roasting oven is heated after that salted is heated related with oven drum. Pistachio is roasted with hot salt temparature.
You can get it very tasty roasted and salted pistachio.