Tamil name – பைன் கொட்டைகள்/ Pain kottaikal
Hindi name – पाइन नट्स/ pain nats
Telugu name – పైన్ కాయలు/ Pain kayalu
Malayalam name – പൈൻ പരിപ്പ്/ pain paripp
Marathi name – पाईन झाडाच्या बिया/ Paina jhaḍacya biya
Pine nut inshell is called in India as “Chilgoza” or “Nioze”.
Pine nuts covered with the shell. This outer shell needs to be In this modern world, and people suffer from an imbalanced diet. As of these issues, various chronicle diseases have been developed.
Pine nut shells consist of carbohydrates, minerals, and several organic compounds. As it is non-toxic and helps to increases physical endurance, pine nutshell is highly recommended as a nutritious food. Pine nuts are labor-intensive, so that this type of nuts is a bit expensive. Shells in Pine nuts usually removed before eating nuts.
In factories, they are using a specific pine nut shelling machine to peel it from nuts. By using the machine, the shell can be open without doing any damage from its nuts kernel. After cleaning, it’s ready for shipment. The remaining is instantly processed to prepare cedar nut oil.
Another way to shelled the nuts is, place the nuts bag in the sturdy flat surface like kitchen top counter. Then roll a rolling pin though out the bag from bottom to top. Repeat the step until all the shells cracked.
The hard shell can be cracked by doing the nuts roasted in a pan.
Nutrition Facts (Per 28 gm)
- 191 calories
- 19 gm of fat
- 169 mg of potassium
- 3.7 gm of carbohydrate
- 163 mg of phosphorus
- 1.8 mg of zinc
- 1 gm of fiber
- 3.9 gm of protein
- 1.6 mg o iron
- 0.1 mg of thiamin
- 0.06 mg of riboflavin and Vitamin B12
- 1.2 mg of niacin
- 2.7 mg of vitamin E
- 15.3 mg of Vitamin K
- 71 mg of magnesium
Pine nuts are rich in pinoleic acid, which helps in encouraging the hormones.
Pine nuts have Oleic acid. It is a mono-saturated fat that is used to helps the liver to kill wild triglycerides from the body.
Pine nuts are also useful for the heart.
These nuts can help to reduce cholesterol and protect the arteries from damage so that nuts can serve to protect from heart attacks.