Oct 6, 2010

Cashew nut Macaroons of Tuticorin / Thoothukudi



Cashew nut Macaroons

For those who are uninitiated to this sweet dish - here is cashew nut macaroon. A sweet and crunchy delicacy predominately from Tuticorin / Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. Tuticorin is also known as "Pearl City"and also a commercial seaport.

While I’m not sure of the recipe. This is a baked dish made out of egg white, cashew nuts and sugar.

This is very tasty and melts in the mouth, store in an air tight container or else they may absorb moisture and become spongy. It is available in all leading supermarkets and bakeries. A variation of this is coconut macaroons.

6 comments:

Shobana said...

Hi Niya. My husband is from Tuticorin. Everybody in my inlaws place fondly remember Shanthi Bakery from Toothukudi and those lovely macaroons. I have eaten them myself..

If I manage to bake these macaroons at any point in my life, my husband would fall in love with me all over again. :)

Great blog.

Domestic cleaning London said...

ohh this photo made me hungry. Great post :)

hw1986430 said...

u hv to beat egg white till it bcm foam ...use a egg beater ,,,but make sure that u do not add a single amount of egg yolk the ..thn add sugar lil by lil and cashew wch is broken in to tiny pieces ,thn use a spoon or nozzle and put that mixture on a baking sheet ,be4 dat apply butter on d sheet
n bake it

Anonymous said...

Hi Niya! The Cashew nut Macroons' taste has driven me crazy ever since childhood. I have been trying to get this recipe right from past 2 years and hav been failin miserably :-( I hav searched endlessly for a gud recipe of cashewnut macroons in particular but havnt been able to find one wit accurate measurements.. plz help me on tis!!
BTW, hats off to ur blog. Its great! Most of your recipes seem excellent.

pranay nani said...

thank you for the above valuable information but can any one plzzzzzz tell the places where macroons are available in chennai iam new to chennai but tasted macroons brought from madurai i heard that they are available in chennai also if so kindly respose to my post

Niyaprakash said...

Hi Pranay nani, Thanks for query on Cashew nut macaroons. It's available almost all the sweet shops / bakeries, supermarkets like More, Spenzer's daily, Nilgiris, Chennai Cakes, McRennet, Yesyes supermarket Anna Nagar , Mogappair ....