Peanuts were the major oil seeds in india. Indian RAW GROUND NUTS are obtainable in different categories: i.e. Bolds, Javas or Spanish and Red Natal and rich nutty flavor, sweet taste, crunchy texture and a relatively longer shelf life. peanuts is sixth most popular herb on the globe. It is taken as rich source of minerals, dietary fiber, and vitamins. It has 30 percent protein content and 50 percent oil content. Peanut butters are very popular among the country. It is speeded over bread and taken usually during lunch time.
It is taken as rich source of minerals, dietary fiber, and vitamins. It can be added to cookies and chocolates for interesting flavor and aroma. groundnuts can be used as massage oil to relax your bones and formulates brain functions. It is popular skin agent too. Peanuts in boiled state are very tasty and healthy. Add some salt to make them even tastier. It has huge number of health benefits Peanuts when used as medicine are good for treating blood disorders and helps in reducing excessive menstruation flow among women.
India is one of the biggest producer of Groundnuts around the globe. It accounts for around 25% of the total oilseed production of the country. Regional estimates are Gujarat (1-3.5 million tons), Tamil Nadu (1million tons), Andhra Pradesh (1-2 million tons), Karnataka (0.5 million tons), Maharashtra (0.5 million tons) are the major producers of Peanuts. peanuts or Groundnut kernels are approx. 70% of weight in shells and kernels have an oil recovery of 40-42%. Annual production of Indian Peanuts and Indian Peanuts oil are around 5-8mln and 1.5 mln tons respectively.