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Sacha Inchi Oil, Cold Pressed, Virgin & Certified Organic - 250 mL

Sacha Inchi Oil, Cold Pressed, Virgin & Certified Organic - 250 mL

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Sacha Inchi Oil is made from the pressed seeds of the sacha inchi plant from the Amazon Rainforest. This healthy oil is rich in vitamins and omegas and is used for cooking, as well as for skin and hair.

Ingredient: 100% Pure Certified Organic Cold-Pressed Virgin Sacha Inchi Oil.

Sourced from: Peru

No GMOs, No Preservatives, No Trans Fats, No Colors or Dyes. The one and only ingredient is Organic Sacha Inchi Oil, with absolutely nothing else added to it. Packed in green glass bottle with easy pour spout.

Whole30 ApprovedUSDA Certified Organic Gluten Free Non-GMO paleo diet keto diet

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sacha inchi

The Amazon Rainforest is home to thousands of species of truly extraordinary plants, many with potent nutritional benefits and healing properties. One such plant is the Plukenetia volubilis, a tropical fruit that produces a seed known as sacha inchi or the Inca Nut. Native to South America and the Windward Islands of the Caribbean, this remarkable plant has been cultivated and used as food for thousands of years in the Amazon. These days, it’s considered a superfood due to its abundance of tocopherols, phytosterols, and phenolic compounds, as well as healthy fats.

Once the fruit ripens, it is left on the plant to dry and harden into seeds which become edible when roasted, producing a look and flavor similar to roasted nuts. The light golden oil produced from this nut has a flavor similar to sesame or almond oil, with a bit more zest! It makes delicious salad dressings, dips, and spreads. It’s wonderful when drizzled onto French or sourdough bread, and makes a great homemade, buttery spread when blended with equal amounts of softened butter. You can use it on its own or blended with other oils such as olive, sesame and avocado.

Omega-3s are essential fatty acids that must be consumed through diet since our bodies cannot produce them. Essential fatty acids are polyunsaturated; they include both omega-3s and omega-6s. Sacha inchi contains one of the primary forms of omega-3s called ALA (alpha-linolenic acid), found in plants. The other two forms are called DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) and EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) which are mainly found in oily fish and shellfish. Specifically, it is DHA and EFA which are associated with so many health benefits.

Remember that all polyunsaturated fats, including omega-3 are very sensitive to light and heat, making them highly unstable and prone to rancidity. They are not recommended for cooking, sautéing or frying and should always be used in their natural, freshly pressed state. After opening, store the oil in the refrigerator.

Sacha Inchi Oil Sourced from: Peru

Pure Indian Foods Organic Sacha Inchi Oil is USDA Certified Organic, non-GMO, virgin, unrefined, and 100% pure. It is completely free of chemical solvents, added colors and dyes, flavor enhancers, adulterants, MSG and preservatives.

It is cold-press extracted in order to preserve its natural health benefits. No Hexane or any other solvents are used in the extraction process.







Sacha Inchi Peanut Sauce

Serves 4
  • One 1 inch piece of ginger, peeled
  • 1 small garlic clove
  • 5 TBSP coconut aminos
  • 1 TBSP fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar (or cane sugar)
  • 1 tsp Himalayan Pink Salt
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne
  • 4 tbsp sacha inchi oil
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

This recipe is easy! Just put everything in a food processor and blend until smooth. Drizzle on top of a rice bowl with meat, veggies, or fish. Or use as a dipping sauce for spring rolls.


Sacha Inchi Vinaigrette


Serves 4
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/3 cup Sacha Inchi Oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, roasted
  • 2 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste

Blend everything together in a food processor or blender. Use tossed in a salad, or drizzled on roasted chicken, roasted potatoes or wilted greens. Another idea is to add a dash of maple syrup and then toss with a salad of chopped Brussels sprouts and diced honeycrisp apple.


Sacha Inchi Olive Tapenade


  • 1 cup black olives
  • 1 cup green olives
  • 2 TBSP lime juice fresh
  • 2 TBSP sacha inchi oil
  • 1 TBSP olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • Himalayan pink salt, to taste

Simply combine all ingredients into a food processor and blend until smooth. Enjoy! You can store the leftovers in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

*You can also substitute the Sacha Inchi Oil and Olive Oil with 3 TBSP of our PrimalOil. This gives the tapenade a slightly different flavor because it is a blend of Sacha Inchi, Olive, and Black Seed oil, but it is just as delicious!



Other ways to use Sacha Inchi Oil


  • Toss with spaghetti or ravioli in place of olive oil (or use half olive oil, half sacha inchi oil)
  • Stir a spoonful into a bowl of oatmeal
  • Add to a smoothie or smoothie bowl
  • Add to a post-workout recovery shake
  • Dress a salad with sacha inchi oil
  • Stir a small spoonful into your tea or latte
  • In recipes that call for sesame oil, use sacha inchi oil for half the volume.
  • Toss a spoonful of sacha inchi oil with your cooked vegetables
  • Use as your oil of choice in no-bake cookies.
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Hi! I'm Sandeep.

I travel to India, Asia, South America, and Europe to bring you back some of the most pristine, pure, organic clean ingredients in the world. All the products you'll find here at Pure Indian Foods are ones that me and my family use personally.

My family has been making ghee since 1889. Today, my wife, Nalini (aka "The Ghee Lady"), carries on this tradition. She still makes all the ghee and tightens every jar by hand.

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