Pistachios are a member of the cashew household (Anacardiaceae) and are traditionally the oldest nut that has been consumed for ages. They are likely to develop in drylands in heat climates. The identify pistachios got here from the Greek phrase “Pistakion”, that means the inexperienced nut. They have a tough white overlaying round them and have a reddish-coloured skinny pores and skin across the inexperienced kernels.
Pistachios originated from the center east and central Asia. They are borne in clusters and get pollinated primarily by winds. Pistachios are lengthy and spherical, 1.5 to 2 cm lengthy. The exhausting overlaying across the kernel tends to separate from one aspect with out leaving off the inexperienced kernel.