Kashmiri Mamra Badam
Kashmiri Mamra Badam also known as “Kashmiri kagzi badam” Kashmiri Badam or almonds have a rich oil content and are highly nutritious. Kashmiri Badam are an excellent source of vitamin E, magnesium, riboflavin and fiber. Kashmiri Badam which are soft shelled almonds are very easy to break and are extensively used as a pocket snack with splendid taste and high nutritional value. Similar to hard shelled Kashmiri almonds, they also don’t have any strict shape and size, and every tree gives its own unique produce. While some trees may yield large sized almonds, other may yield comparatively small sized ones.
Kashmiri Mamra Badam Usage
1kg of soft shelled Kashmiri almonds, yield about 350-400 grams on average of Kashmiri mamra Badam. 7-8 pieces of almond kernels must be included in the daily diet.
Kashmiri Mamra Badam Storage Recommendations
Kashmiri Mamra Badam should be kept in a cool and a dry place. They should be shifted to a plastic or glass container and not kept in the plastic bag for too long. Stock must be rotated to optimize shelf life.
Kashmiri Mamra Badam Health Benefits
Kashmiri mamra is a rich source of proteins, minerals and vitamins and prevents skin disorder and anemia.
Kashmiri mamra is highly recommended at the time of pregnancy soaked in water with a glass of milk every morning.
They have a high fiber content hence assisting in smooth digestion, and prevents constipation.
It prevents coronary artery disease and strokes by favouring healthy blood lipid profile.
Kashmiri mamra helps control blood sugar and prevents diabetes, because of their rich supply of monounsaturated fatty acids.
Their healthy fats and dietary fiber helps in weight loss and prevents overeating.
Kashmiri Mamra Badam Shelf Life
Average shelf life of Kashmiri mamra is around 10 months. However refrigeration can make them last for a couple of months more.