savory and spicy garam masala roasted nuts

spicy roasted nuts recipe

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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.


  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp ground cardamom 
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne (more or less to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 tsp ground cloves
  • 4 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 tsp kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 1 1/2 lbs unsalted, raw mixed nuts (about 5 cups) (almonds, cashews, walnuts, pecans, peanuts, and/ or macadamia nuts)



  • Store nuts in a cool, dry place for up to 3 weeks, or refrigerated for several months.
  • If using roasted nuts rather than raw, roast in the oven for 20- 25 minutes.


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