savory and spicy garam masala roasted nuts

spicy roasted nuts recipe

These spicy roasted nuts are tossed in a garam masala spiced butter and roasted until golden and fragrant. They make a delicious gift or savory snack for the holidays.




  1. Preheat oven to 300°F. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and set aside.
  2. In a small saucepan over medium low heat, toast cumin, coriander, cardamom, black pepper, cayenne, garlic, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves until fragrant and just beginning to darken, about 30 seconds. Add butter and cook, stirring until butter is melted and spice mixture is smooth. Stir in salt. 
  3. Toss nuts with spiced butter on the prepared baking sheet, taste a few nuts and add more salt if desired. Spread out in an even layer and roast for 45- 55 minutes, stirring every 10 minutes, until nuts are toasty, golden and fragrant. 
  4. Let cool completely, then transfer to an airtight container.



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