Pitta Nuts & Seeds

Nuts and seeds tend to be extremely oily and are usually heating, so most of them are not terrifically balancing for pitta. That said, there are a few types of nuts, and several seeds that are acceptable in small quantities; these varieties tend to be less oily, and are either mildly heating or cooling in nature.


  • Almonds (soaked and peeled)
  • Charole Nuts
  • Coconut
  • Flax Seeds
  • Halva
  • Popcorn (buttered, without salt)
  • Pumpkin Seeds
  • Sunflower Seeds



  • Almonds (with skin)
  • Brazil Nuts
  • Cashews
  • Chia Seeds
  • Filberts
  • Macadamia Nuts
  • Peanuts
  • Pecans
  • Pine Nuts
  • Pistachios
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Tahini
  • Walnut