The relation between ethnic food like satay, Panang curry etc. and groundnuts is as old as Indian civilization. But many people do not know that groundnuts are not nuts but legumes that grow underground. These tasty and tiny nutrient holders are edible seeds inside pods and are a member of Leguminosae family such as chickpeas, lentils, soybeans, peas, etc.
Rich in high-quality protein, antioxidants, mono immersed unsaturated fats; excellent source of vitamins and minerals: Vitamin E, manganese, magnesium, etc.
- Being an energy-dense food, eating them as a snack would lower your calories and help you in weight loss.
- The isoflavones, resveratrol, and phenolic acid in peanuts can cut cancer risk.
- It lowers blood sugar levels and helps in keeping a healthy heart.
- Cures polycystic ovarian syndrome.
- Prevents gallstones.
- It helps in hair growth.
Place of Origin: Udaipur, Rajasthan