Goa is the home of some of the best cashew nuts available in India and the world.
The western ghats are known for a lot of things like beautiful monsoon rains and rolling lush green hills. In those hills grow some of the best cashews. Like a lot of other nuts, Brazil is where cashew nuts originated. Cashew Nuts in India have easily been the most commonly consumed nut. Be it, them being used in cooking over centuries, cashew based festival sweets or as a snack.
Cashews are especially rich in unsaturated fats, the category of fats linked to a lowering risk of premature death related to heart disease.
It is also commonly called as Kaju in India.