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Also Known As : Badaam, Flat rock, Badamkayi, Badam Parippu, Badami, Badam
Technical Name : Prunus dulcis


Taste Profile

They are sweet in taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It is important that almonds are stored in tightly closed containers to prevent insect infestation as well as odour absorption.
  2. To get the maximum nutrition it is best to soak almonds before they are eaten.
  3. Almonds can be eaten as a snack and can be added to grains, such as rice, oatmeal and quinoa.
  4. They can also be added to bakery products like cakes and cookies and can be used as a garnish on dishes and desserts.

Common names and forms

  1. Almond (Natural)
  2. Almond kernel
  3. Almond Pieces
  4. Almond Slice
  5. Badam
  6. Badam (Almond)
  7. California Almond Kernels
  8. California Almonds
  9. California Premium Almonds
  10. Chopped Almonds
  11. Crushed Almond
  12. Dry Roasted Almonds
  13. Flaked almonds
  14. Fresh Almond
  15. Fruit Almonds
  16. Lightly Roasted Almonds
  17. Natural Almond (Himachal)
  18. Natural California Almond
  19. Organic Almonds
  20. Peeled almond
  21. Plain Almonds
  22. Premium Almonds
  23. Premium Almonds With Skin
  24. Premium California Almonds
  25. Premium Exotic Almonds
  26. Premium Exotic California Almonds
  27. Pure Californian Almonds
  28. Raw California Almonds
  29. Roasted Almonds
  30. Roasted California Almonds
  31. Roasted Exotic Almonds
  32. Roasted Handpicked California Almonds
  33. Roasted Handpicked Exotic Almonds
  34. Roasted Premium Almonds
  35. Roasted Salted Almonds
  36. Roasted-Salted Almonds
  37. Selected and Roasted almonds with skin
  38. Sliced Almonds
  39. Slightly Crushed Almonds (Badam)
  40. Soaked almond
  41. Whole Almonds


Technically, almond is the edible seed of the almond tree which is a bright white fruit that is wrapped in a reddish brown cover. They are consumed as a dry fruit. Almonds add extensive flavor to dishes such as curries, biryanis pilafs and desserts.

Health benefits

  • The magnesium in almonds may help to lower blood pressure levels.(1)
  • They contains antioxidants that help to protect the cells from oxidative damage.(1)
  • They helps to lower cholesterol levels.(1)
  • When women eat almonds during pregnancy, they are likely to give birth to babies who dont suffer from NTDs (Neural tube defects).(2)
  • As per research, it has been proved that almonds are rich in riboflavin and L-carnitine which helps in the growth of brain cells in the human body.(2)

Selection Guide

For the freshest flavor, one should purchase whole almonds and chop or slice them before use.


Almonds are rich in oxalates, which could cause kidney stones.(3)

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