Sweet and Spicy Curried Nuts- Gifts for the Holidays #SundaySupper

Its the beginning of the Holiday season and for us Hindus our biggest festival Diwali is round the corner too!That makes for double celebrations this month!We also exchange gifts and sweets with friends and family during this time and nothing says it better than a home made gift from your kitchen.Who doesn’t like edible gifts?Its fun, its tasty, its personal and it comes from the heart!

I love munching on nuts and there’s something about the sweet and spicy ones that I find hard to resist!My Sweet and Spicy Curried Nuts make for an ideal holiday gift!I have to warn you though that these are addictive!Highly Addictive!I’ve used a combination of Cashews, Walnuts and Hazelnuts, but you could use any nut of your choice.I’ve also gone one step ahead and used Extra Virgin Coconut Oil that gives it so much for more depth of flavor and pairs beautifully with the curry powder!

When you first bite into it there’s this hint of sweet, followed by the spices and the coconut in the background and then the ginger hits the palette and somehow you find yourself, craving for more and more and more!


Sweet and Spicy Curried Nuts- Gifts for the Holidays #SundaySupper

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

A combination of nuts roasted with Indian spices for a sweet, spicy,crunchy healthy snack or a holiday gift!


  • Cashews,Walnut halves,and Hazelnuts-2 cups
  • Ground Cumin-1 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Curry Powder-1/2 tsp
  • Cayenne-1/2 tsp
  • Sugar-2 tbsp
  • Salt-1 tsp
  • Extra Virgin Coconut Oil-2 tbsp


  1. Preheat the oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  3. In a pan heat the Coconut Oil and with all the spices on low heat and stir for about 5-6 seconds until they're aromatic.
  4. Pour the mixture over the nuts and add the sugar and salt.Mix well.
  5. Spread the nuts in a single layer on the baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Cool completely.Pack them in small air tight jars!

Our host for this event is the lovely Susan Pridmore from The Wimpy Vegetarian .We have 50 ideas with recipes from our group for holiday gifts, hostess gifts, or just something you might want to gift yourself with :-) .


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  1. says

    Love these spicy nuts! I would definitely have to make a double batch so I could have some to give away. What a great Sunday Supper idea! Loving all of these wonderful gift treat ideas!!!
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  2. says

    These sounded amazing just from the title, but learning that they are made with coconut oil just pushed them WAY over the top! I’m not sure I could give these away…I’d just eat them all myself :)

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