Akhrot is the Hindi word for Walnut. In India, this delicious nut is widely grown in Jammu and Kashmir. Unlike other nuts, walnuts are mostly used in sweet dishes like barfis, laddoos and halwas in Indian cooking. A good example is Chocolate Walnut Fudge
. It is also often served roasted and salted as an appetizer.
Alternate Spellings: Ukhrot