The South produces most of the peanuts cultivated in the U.S. Because of the way the peanut bush bends over and implants the peanut pods into the ground as they mature, some people call peanuts “ground nuts” or “earth nuts.” Raw peanuts are a moderate source of calories, but they’ll also offer plenty of nutrients that can benefit your health.
Peanuts are popularly used as seed oil in India. Since they are obtained from the ground, they are also sometimes called as groundnuts and also known as ‘Mungfali‘ in Hindi,‘Pallelu‘ in Telugu, ‘Kadalai‘ in Tamil, ‘Nilakkadala‘ in Malayalam, ‘Kadale kaayi‘ in Kannada, ‘Singdana‘ in Gujarati and ‘Shengdaane‘ in Marathi. Peanuts are easily available round the year and almost everywhere in India. They are easily available round the year and almost everywhere in India.
Health Benefits of Raw Peanuts :
- They Improve Heart Health
- They Protein Powerhouse
- They are high in Fiber
- They are rich in Antioxidants
- They are rich in Energy