Mixed Masala Nuts with Raisins

Bake almonds, pistachios, raisins and more with a curry and masala spice blend for a tasty snack.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: about 5 cups
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Masala Spice Blend:

1/4 cup unsweetened flaked coconut

3 tablespoons sugar

2 teaspoons garam masala

1 teaspoon curry powder

1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric, optional

Kosher salt


Vegetable or canola oil, for the baking sheet

1 large egg white

1 cup unsalted raw almonds

1 cup unsalted raw cashews

1 cup unsalted raw pistachios

1 cup unsalted raw walnuts

1 cup golden raisins


  1. Mix together the coconut, sugar, garam masala, curry powder, turmeric if using and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in a small bowl and set aside.

For the nuts: 

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly coat a rimmed baking sheet with oil.
  2. Put the egg white in a large bowl and whisk until frothy. Add the almonds, cashews, pistachios and walnuts and toss to coat in the egg white. Add the spice blend and toss to coat.
  3. Spread the nut mixture evenly on the prepared baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool on the baking sheet, stir in the raisins and transfer to a large bowl.