What are Candlenuts?
Candlenuts, also called buah keras, kemiri and kukui nuts, are essential in the South East Asian Kitchen. Find out how to use the here.
Hawaiian, Indonesian, Singaporean and Malaysian
OR pestle and mortar
If using as part of a paste ingredients, like the recipes above, just add them to the chopper or pestle and mortar and chop with everything else. You can add them whole, as they will chop up easily.
If using on their own, toast dry in a frying pan on medium-low heat for 5 minutes. Then grind to powdered form before adding to your recipe, like sprinkling over salads and poke.
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