Nut-Loaded Brownies

    Eating brownies with nuts like walnuts, badam, and others can provide several potential health benefits due to the nutrients and antioxidants they contain. Here are some of the benefits:
  1. Heart health: Nuts, including walnuts and badam, contain healthy fats, fiber, and other nutrients that can help reduce the risk of heart disease by lowering cholesterol levels, reducing inflammation, and improving blood vessel function.
  2. Brain health: Nuts are also rich in omega-3 fatty acids and other nutrients that can support brain function, improve memory, and reduce the risk of cognitive decline.
  3. Blood sugar control: Nuts have a low glycemic index, which means they can help regulate blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
  4. Weight management: Eating nuts can help promote feelings of fullness and reduce overall calorie intake, which may aid in weight management.
  5. Improved nutrition: Nuts are a good source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals, which can help improve overall nutrition and support a healthy immune system.
  6. Mood improvement: Nuts, like walnuts, contain serotonin, a chemical that can help improve mood and reduce stress levels.
    While brownies can be high in sugar and calories, adding nuts to the recipe can increase the nutritional value and potential health benefits. However, it’s still important to consume brownies and nuts in moderation as part of a balanced diet.
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Ingredients

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1/2 Cup Unsalted Butter
1 Cup Granulated Sugar
3/4 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour
1 Tsp Vanilla Extract
1/2 Cup Plain Yogurt
1/2 Tsp Salt
For Dressing
1/2 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, almonds, or cashew)

Directions

1.

To prepare the batter

Add the granulated sugar, cocoa powder, and salt to the melted butter (heat the butter to melt) and stir until well combined.
Add the yogurt, vanilla extract, a few nuts, and all-purpose flour to the saucepan and stir until the mixture is smooth.
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2.

Before Baking

Grease a 9-inch baking dish with cooking spray or butter.
Pour the batter into the prepared baking dish and spread it out evenly.
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3.

For Baking

Place the baking dish on top of a saucepan filled with boiling water, making sure the water level is below the bottom of the baking dish.
Cover the baking dish with a lid or aluminum foil and let it steam over medium-low heat for about 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
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4.

After baking for 25-30 minutes

Remove the baking dish from the heat and let it cool for 10-15 minutes.
Use a knife to cut the edges of the cake and flip it on a plate.
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5.

Decorate the brownie with nuts

Cut the brownie cake into your desired shapes and decorate it with your favorite nuts like cashew, badam, walnuts, etc.,
Serve and enjoy the dish!
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