You have known Kāju (કાજુ) or cashew nuts in its various forms – raw cashews, roasted cashews, or cashews that have been seasoned with various flavourings.
What is Kāju (કાજુ) – Kāju (કાજુ) is the Gujarati name for Cashew or Cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale). Cashew nut (Anacardium occidentale) Hindi: Kāju (કાજુ) are the cashew seed and the cashew apple accessory fruit of the tree Anacardium occidentale, in the Anacardiaceae family.
Like the tree, the nut is often simply called cashew or Kāju (કાજુ). Cashew Nuts also known as cashew apple have long been viewed as a delicacy.
Kāju (કાજુ) or Cashew allergies are triggered by the proteins found in tree nuts, and cooking often does not remove or change these proteins.
More recently, cashews or Kāju (કાજુ) have become popular throughout the world for their delicate flavour and extraordinary health benefits.
According to ayurvedic studies, Kāju (કાજુ) have Ushna property, which is beneficial for removing Ama, which is the body’s toxic remains. Kāju (કાજુ) helps remove bad toxins from the body by clearing the bowels as it has rechana property.
Like most nuts, cashew nuts may also help improve your overall health. They’ve been linked to benefits like weight loss, improved blood sugar control, and a healthier heart.