We Bet You Didn't Know These 5 Creative Ways To Use Almond Peels
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Soaking and eating almonds after peeling them is an age-old tradition in most Indian households. While most of us throw the peels, did you know that there are a variety of ways almond peels can be beneficial to you? Yes, it may sound like a ruse, but the peels of this healthy nut, like almonds, contain vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are beneficial to health, skin, and hair. We're here to explain why you shouldn't throw away almond peels. Here are several brilliant techniques for reusing almond peels in novel ways.

While eating soaked and peeled almonds is the conventional method, experts feel that eating unpeeled almonds is safe because the skin contains nutrients as well. However, it is usually recommended to soak almonds before eating them, whether with or without the peel, because the skin of almonds may contain a substance known as Phytic acid, which is damaging to one's health.

1. Natural Laxative

Almond skin is high in fibre, encourages beneficial bacteria in the gut, and contains flavonoids. Make a simple concoction of dried almond peels, flaxseeds, melon seeds, and mishri, and drink it with warm milk as a natural laxative due to the presence of insoluble fibre, which aids in bowel movement.

2. Almond Chutney

Nut chutneys are fantastic, and this easy chutney made with almond peel is no exception. To create this simple chutney, heat some ghee in a pan. Toss together 1 cup peanuts, 1 cup almond peels, and 1 tablespoon urad dal in a mixing bowl. Once the mixture has reached room temperature, crush it all together with 3 green chillies, 3 garlic cloves, 1-inch ginger, 2 teaspoon lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Next, add ghee, curry leaves, whole red chillies, and mustard seeds to the tempering. Pour it over the chutney once it begins to sputter.

3. Vegan Bacon Bits

If you maintain a clean diet but still crave bacon pieces for breakfast, the almond peel may be the answer. 1 cup almond peels, rinsed properly and dried in the sun. Next, in a mixing bowl, combine 1 tablespoon olive oil, 1 teaspoon garlic powder, 1 teaspoon onion powder, 12 teaspoon paprika, and salt and pepper to taste. Mix everything together thoroughly, then add the dry almond peel. Next, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Bake it for 5-10 minutes, or until it becomes crispy like bacon, then serve it whenever you want.

4. Almond Peel Ladoo

To prepare this simple ladoo, combine 1 cup almond peels, 14 cups flax seeds, 1 cup desiccated coconut, and jaggery in a blender. Mix it with heated ghee/milk after grinding it into a coarse powder. Make little laddoos and eat them.

5. Almond Peel Scrub

The peels, like almonds, can help improve the texture of your skin. Simply sun dry 1 cup of almond peels and grind them with 14 cups of rolled oats, 14 cup gram flour, and 12 cup of coffee ground. Make a coarse mixture, combine it with curd, and apply it to your skin for perfect skin.