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    Almonds: Buy Roasted, Raw & Green Almonds / Badam Online at Best Price in India

    One of the most popular dry fruits enjoyed world-over, almonds are the vitamin-rich super food and are immensely beneficial for good health. Almonds are available in different varieties, but the bb Royal California almonds are a favourite amongst the bigbasketers. The bb Royal almonds available at bigbasket are of superior quality and are hygienically packed to retain the purity and freshness of the product.

    Medical Benefits and Uses

    Almonds are loaded with nutrients, vitamins, minerals, protein, and fibre. Just a handful of almonds a day can make a significant difference in your daily nutritional requirements. Research indicates that almonds are not real nuts and are majorly cultivated across the U.S, Iran, Spain, and Morocco. The potential health benefits associated with almonds include the following:

    1. Maintains healthy blood sugar levels: Almonds contain high levels of magnesium, which indicates that it may help in controlling the blood sugar levels in the body. Low magnesium levels in the body can lead to type 2 diabetes. It also helps in improving the insulin resistance in the body, which is one of the prime causes of soaring blood sugar levels.
    2. Helps in weight management: Almonds are rich in protein and fibre, which keeps you feeling fuller for a more extended period and low in carbohydrates, so it tends to reduce the intake of calories. 
    3. Excellent source of Vitamin E: Almonds or Badam are the best natural source of Vitamin E. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps protect the cells from oxidative damage, reduces the risk of Alzheimer’s, some cancers, and heart ailments.
    4. Keeps the heart healthy: Almonds are a rich source of antioxidants, which helps improve the overall blood circulation in the body and reduces the blood pressure. It also improves the blood lipid levels, which helps keep the heart healthy and also lowers LDL cholesterol.
    5. Reduces the risk of cancer: Research indicates that regular consumption of almonds, peanuts, and walnuts reduces the risk of breast cancer in women by 2-3 times.
    6. Boosts metabolism: Almonds contain healthy fatty acids, monosaturated fats, protein and fibre, which results in a higher metabolism rate of the body on regular consumption. It helps burn calories faster and manage weight loss.

    Nutritional Content

    The high dietary content of almonds also helps in maintaining our cardiovascular health. The composition of 100 grams of almonds is stated below:

    Nutrient

    Quantity

    Energy

    578 calories

    Protein

    21.15 g

    Water

     4.41 g

    Total fat

    49.93 g

    Carbohydrates

    21.55 g

    Sugars

    4.35 g

    Fibre

    12.5 g

    Calcium

    269 mg

    Magnesium

    270 mg

    Phosphorous

    481 mg

    Potassium

    733 mg

    Iron

    3.71 mg

    Selenium

    4.1 mg

    Copper

    1.031 mg

    Folate

    44 mg

    Vitamin E

    25.63 mg

    Uses of Almonds or Badam

    Almonds can be used in a variety of ways to reap maximum benefits.

    • Almonds are cold pressed to form sweet almond oil, which can be applied directly on skin and hair for maintaining healthy glowing skin and nourishment of hair.
    • Almonds can be used in desserts as toppings and for garnish.
    • Almonds can be used along with cashews to form thick gravies for Indian curries.
    • Almonds are used to make special sweets and desserts.
    • It can also be used as a coating in various forms of meat preparations.
    • It can be used in milkshakes, smoothies and refreshing drinks.

    Healthy Recipes

    Almonds with its nutty texture and sweet taste can be savoured as it is or used in a variety of snacks or desserts. Here, we have a few healthy almond recipes which you can try out at home.

    Rich chocolate almond smoothie

    Ingredients:

    • 10-15 soaked and peeled almonds
    • One tablespoon cocoa powder
    • 1-2 tablespoon powdered sugar
    • One cup of water

    Method:

    • Add the almonds into a blender along with one cup of water and blend until you get a smooth and creamy almond milk.
    • Next, add the cocoa powder, sugar and blend it well for a minute.
    • Pour the creamy chocolate almond milkshake into the serving glass and sprinkle some almond shavings and cocoa powder on top.
    • Serve chilled!

    Health tip: You can also use jaggery powder instead of sugar to make it healthier and yummier!

    Broccoli almond soup

    Ingredients:

    • 250 grams of cleaned and cut broccoli florets
    • One medium sized onion diced
    • 2-3 garlic flakes chopped
    • One tablespoon roasted and slivered almonds
    • Half cup milk
    • One tablespoon corn flour
    • One tablespoon butter
    • One teaspoon pepper powder
    • One teaspoon salt
    • One tablespoon cream (optional)

    Method:

    • Heat 2 cups of water in a pan, add the broccoli stalks and cook for 5 minutes. 
    • Add the broccoli florets and cook for 4-5 minutes or till it gets darker in colour and remove from flame. (Do not overcook the broccoli)
    • Once the broccoli has cooled, blend it well using a blender or mixer.
    • In a separate bowl mix the cornflour and milk into a smooth paste without any lumps. 
    • Heat butter in a pan, add the onions, garlic and sauté until translucent. 
    • Pour in the broccoli mixture and milk, keep stirring continuously.
    • Sprinkle some salt, pepper and cook for another 4-5 minutes.
    • Remove from flame and garnish with the roasted badam and cream.

    Why Choose bigbasket

    bigbasket offers different varieties of almonds to choose from. The bb Royal brand features Californian almonds, Sonora almonds, roasted and salted almonds, and Mamra almonds. You may also go for Jumbo American Almonds from Grocery Farm brand at bigbasket. Get a minimum of 20% discount on the purchase of any variety of almonds, the bigger you shop, the higher your savings!

    bigbasket takes care of all your daily needs by offering a wide range of groceries and home improvement products just at your doorstep. You can scroll through the different categories and select everyday essentials from the comfort of your home with a few clicks. The hygienic packing ensures that all the quality standards are met and your groceries are delivered on time to retain freshness and purity.