Pistachios are delicious tree nuts recognized for their wholesome nutritional properties. Pistachios are nutty, yet pleasantly sweet in taste with a fruity aroma. Pistachio offers numerous health benefits as it is rich in fibre, unsaturated fats, key amino acids and minerals. It is rich in antioxidants. It helps in weight loss. Pistachios are known to improve glucose metabolism and lipid profile. So, they are recommended as a healthy snack for diabetic patients. Roasted and crushed, its kernels can be sprinkled over salads, desserts, particularly sundaes and other ice cream based dessert preparations (for example, kulfi in the Indian subcontinent), biscuits, sweets and cakes. Pistachios should be refrigerated to keep them fresh.