Chilgozay Price in Pakistan

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The Lowest price of Chilgozay in Pakistan is Rs.1,400 and estimated average price is Rs.3,685.

Overview

As compared to other local nuts, Chilgozas are more expensive as farming and gathering is a laborious process. They are supreme in their nutritional value as the antioxidants help improve cholesterol levels. The zinc improves the immunity of the body. They contain Palmitic, Stearic, Oleic and Linoleic Fatty Acids and are high in Calcium and other Minerals including Phosphorous and Iron. The Vitamins B2 (riboflavin) and B3 (niacin) are especially great for Pakistanis who do not get enough sunlight during the winter season.

Description

Grown In Pakistan

Pine Nuts known as Chilgoza are found in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Baluchistan Provinces, the Northern Areas of Gilgit and Kashmir. The Chilgoza Pine is from the Pinus Gerardiana species mainly grown in the Himalayan range forests of Pakistan, Afghanistan and India. They need growing elevations of 1800 to 3350 meters altitude. It has a strong long-lasting tree that survives drought, winds and harsh winters.

Shelf Life

Chilgozas have a shorter life than most other nuts as they go rancid if left out in the open. Best to store in an airlock jar or in the freezer. They can last up to 9 months frozen or for over a month in the refrigerator. The peeled or unshelled pine nuts have a longer shelf life when stored in a dry air sealed or refrigerated container.

Used In Cuisine & As Snacks 

Chilgozas are not only as a standalone food item they can be used in salads, pesto sauce, and green curry. It is considered a luxurious dried fruit item during the winter season in Pakistan. It is in many trail mix and dried fruit mixes available in local shops. Mixed in with Jaggery, Peanuts, Walnuts, Sultanas and Dried Coconut Shreds and Raisins in 1 kg mix bags. It gives the body a boost of energy without feeling too heavy on the stomach. They are eaten raw right out of the shell or roasted to enhance the flavour with salt. They have a rich flavour that feels creamy and soft. The Pakistani Chilgoza is the biggest size kernel in the world. They work really well to garnish various foods. 

Price List

Model Price
Pine Nuts - Chilgoza without shell 100 grams Rs. 1,900
Pine Nuts (chilgoza) - 500 gms Rs. 3,400
250 grams - Pine Nuts [Premium Quality] (Brown Ch… Rs. 1,600
Chilgoza - Pine Nuts Premium 100 Grams Rs. 1,400
500 grams - Pine Nuts [Premium Quality] (Brown Ch… Rs. 3,100
Chalgoza - Pine Nuts - 250 Grams Packing Rs. 2,599
Chilgoza – Pine Nuts Gold in shell – 400 gm Rs. 4,000
Chilgoza Magaz – Pine Nuts Without Shell – 200 gm Rs. 2,500
Chilgoza – Pine Nuts in Shell – 200 gm Rs. 2,000
Chilgoza – Pine Nuts Gold in shell – 200 gm Rs. 2,000
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