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Shaved tiger nuts 1kg

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  • Sweet almond taste
  • Finely ground
  • Great for mueslis and baking
  • Rich in fibre (12 g/100 g)
  • Vegan
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Hazelnuts, walnuts, macadamia nuts – you probably already know all these types of nuts. But have you ever heard of tiger nuts? No? Then pay attention, because these pea-sized, brown nodules have a lot to offer! In Africa, where tiger nuts originated, they have been used for centuries as a popular food and remedy. In Egypt and the Middle East, too, they have long been said to have a healing effect. In the meantime, however, the "nuts" have also arrived in Europe and are known here under various names. Perhaps the name tiger nut means something to you. The small nodule is called tiger nut because of its special appearance: the tiger nut is striped like a tiger!

A nut for people allergic to nuts?!

You may be asking yourself why we've put “nuts” in in inverted commas? Just like almonds, cashews and Brazil nuts, tiger nuts are not really nuts, since they do not fall from the tree in their shells. In fact, the tiger nut plant is a sour grass that looks like ordinary grass and on whose roots pea-sized, brown nodules form - the tiger nuts. This gives them a decisive advantage, especially for those of us who suffer from allergies: even if you have a nut allergy, you can eat our tiger nuts without hesitation and use them in cooking and baking. 

Using shaved tiger nuts

The tiger nut is hardly edible raw, as it is very difficult to chew. That is why they are usually processed. In Spain, it is traditionally the main ingredient of the national drink Horchata de Chufa - a refreshing, vegetable tiger nut milk. We offer tiger nuts in dried and flaked form. Due to their light, natural sweetness, they are perfect as an ingredient in a tiger nut granola with cinnamon, as a nut alternative in your home-mixed muesli or to bake an almond and cherry cake. But the nut can be used for more than as a nut and cereal substitute in your baked goods. They also taste delicious as an alternative to peanuts in our coriander pesto, as a topping on your veggie bowl or as a crunchy batter for your vegan chicken nuggets.

Buy shaved tiger nuts

Convinced by this alternative to hazelnuts, walnuts and more?You no longer want to miss this extraordinary baking and cooking ingredient in your kitchen? Then go ahead and order the sliced tiger nuts in the practical 1 kg value pack online. We'll bring the tiger nuts directly to your home!

Average nutritional values per 100 g
Calorific value (in kj/kcal) 1929 /  461
Fat 24 g
thereof saturated fatty acids 5.1 g
Carbohydrates 52 g
thereof sugar 18 g
Dietary fiber 12 g
Protein 4.2 g
Salt 0.05 g
Product number: ERDMAND_002
Best before date 18.07.2027
Origin Niger
Origin (Processing) Spain
Content 1 kg
Manufacturer KoRo
EAN/GTIN 4260335837443
Data sheet Specification
Nutrition traces Nutrition traces
Shipping Delivery time outside of Germany
Company KoRo Handels GmbH
Hauptstraße 26, 10827 Berlin
Storage Advice Please store in a cool and dry place, away from light
Ingredients 100 % tiger nuts
Trade Name Sliced tiger nuts
Label note Ingredients, nutritional values, and packaging may change. For exact information, please check the product description.
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Production

Erdmandeln aus Niger:

Erdmandeln werden auch “Tigernüsse” oder “Chufas” genannt. Bereits im alten Ägypten wurden sie als Nahrungspflanze kultiviert. Sie gehören zur Gattung der Zypergräser, haben also entgegen ihres Namens nichts mit Mandeln oder Erdnüssen zu tun. Heute werden die Knollen sowohl im Mittelmeerraum, als auch in Ostindien und Brasilien angebaut. Ursprünglich kommen sie aber vermutlich aus Afrika. Hier sind auch unsere Erdmandeln beheimatet. In Niger ist fleißiges Wachsen angesagt!

Die Erdmandel-Ernte

Erdmandeln wachsen am liebsten in sandigem Boden. Zwischen April und Mai wird die Pflanze eingesetzt, bis September darf sie dann groß werden. Danach ist Trocknungszeit! Bis November oder Dezember trocknen die Erdmandeln unter der Erde auf den Feldern, bevor sie bis März des folgenden Jahres mit einer Erntemaschine geerntet werden.

Jetzt wird getrocknet!

Bis die Erdmandel so aussieht, wie auf diesem Bild, dauert es eine ganze Weile: Nach der Ernte wird das oberirdische Blattwerk maschinell entfernt. Danach wird die Erde abgesiebt und die übrig gebliebenen Knollen werden gewaschen. Jetzt wird wieder getrocknet, diesmal aber in einer großen Halle und für drei Monate. Die Erdmandeln werden regelmäßig gewendet, damit sie schön gleichmäßig trocknen. Nach dieser Beauty-Prozedur sind sie nun endlich verzehrfertig!

Erdmandeln: Gehobelt oder gemahlen?

Der letzte Schritt geht dafür umso schneller: Die Erdmandeln werden in unserem Werk in Spanien gehobelt bzw. gemahlen und sofort in unsere großen 1 kg-Vorteilspackungen abgefüllt. Jetzt sind sie bereit für Deine Koch- und Backaktionen!"

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Questions & answers: Shaved tiger nuts 1kg
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Yes, the sliced tiger nuts are vegan. By the way, our almonds, hazelnuts, peanuts and walnuts are also excellent for a vegan diet.
Tigernuts originally come from Africa, where they have been used for centuries as a food and medicinal product. But the nodules have now also arrived in Europe and the USA and are very popular as a baking and cooking ingredient. Our sliced tiger nuts are grown in Niger and processed in Spain.
Yes! With 12 g of fiber per 100 g, tiger nuts have a high fiber content.
The nuts feel most comfortable in a dry, cool and light-protected place in the unopened original packaging. If you give them that, they will keep for at least 15 months.
Tiger nuts are characterized by their slight sweetness and taste reminiscent of almonds.
Yes, you can eat the tiger nuts even as a nut allergy:in. Why? Because tiger nuts are not really nuts at all, but a sour grass. So dig in!
Raw tiger nuts are very hard and difficult to chew. Therefore, we have dried them and planed. So you can use them wonderfully as a tasty ingredient for a variety of recipes.
On 100 g the sliced tiger nuts have 461 kcal.
The tiger nut is a sour grass and the peanut is a legume.
Thanks to their slightly sweet taste, the processed tiger nuts are wonderful in granola, muesli or as a baking ingredient in a tart. But also savory recipes with tiger nuts taste great: They give your pesto a nutty flavor, on your vegetable bowl they are a delicious topping and your vegan chicken nuggets they give a crunchy breading.
In principle, we see no reason why you should not feed your meerkat tiger nuts. However, we are not meerkat experts. Therefore, it is better to ask a veterinarian for advice.
The tiger nuts grow as small nodules on the roots of the tiger nut plant under the ground. In addition, they taste slightly sweet like almonds: Earth + almonds = tiger nuts! Their other name, tiger nut, they owe their appearance, because they are striped like a tiger.

What others say about Shaved tiger nuts 1kg

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Diana W.

25.10.2023

Keeps you full forever and tastes delicious nutty

Mega delicious, super healthy and simply brilliant for breakfast. Combined with flaxseed, psyllium husks, chia seeds, oat milk and some fruit a perfect start to the week. It keeps very long full and is also great to nibble in between times.

1-3 star reviews 🙃

Anonymous

22.06.2021

Quality is great, but taste very sweet

The quality of the almonds is top, but they are clearly too sweet for me.

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Livia S.

08.07.2024

Tasty and healthy

Add to muesli and enjoy. Tigernuts have a lot of calcium. That's why I eat them and they taste good too.

Anonymous

07.07.2024

A must-have for breakfast

The granola made of this product it tasteful!
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Nicole H.

03.07.2024

Highly recommended

They are simply great - I buy them regularly!
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Katerina K.

03.07.2024

Great snack

Crispy roasted, seasoned just right and not too salty. Much better than some greasy, deep-fried bagged stuff. My husband doesn't really want to share them with our son, they're that good!
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Monika R.

10.06.2024

I love these tiger nuts

Very good for muesli and simply grind in a blender for baking! Very good quality!

Anonymous

05.06.2024

Super quality

Very tasty, very good quality. I will buy again.

Anonymous

30.05.2024

Delicious in muesli

Delicious... I didn't know it before. Nice addition to oatmeal. Ordered for the second time
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Dörte S.

13.05.2024

VERY tasty and recommendable

These tiger nuts taste wonderful in muesli or cake!
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Andrea J.

02.05.2024

Great product

We love the tigernuts, whether in muesli or for baking, and occasionally to nibble on. It's a shame that they can't be ordered at the moment. We will definitely be buying them again

Anonymous

23.04.2024

Now belongs firmly in muesli

I knew the ground tiger nuts, and discovered the sliced tiger nuts here. Really delicious!

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