Pistachio

World: Plantae
Episode: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Team: Sapindales
Famiya: Anarcardiaceae
Genre: Pistacia
Type: P.vera

It is a tree in southwestern Asia, where our homeland is located, and edible seeds of this tree.
Most pistachios are produced in Gaziantep in our country. In addition, Sanliurfa, Adiyaman and Siirt are important pistachio producer provinces.
The most common use of pistachio, which is preferred intensively in confectionery with its unique flavor and color, is consumed as a snack after roasting.
Pistachio is a food rich in protein, fat, dietary fiber and B vitamins; It has the effect of reducing the risk of heart disease with its contribution to the reduction of cholesterol and blood pressure and its benefits to vascular health.
Pistachio is an indispensable raw material of different desserts, especially baklava varieties. In addition, pistachio is used as condiment in the production of industrial products such as halva, Turkish delight and ice cream.

100 grams of Pistachio (Internal):
Energy: 562 kcal
Carbohydrate: 27,51 g
Protein: 20,27 g
Oil: 45.39 g

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