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Peanut Butter

Also Known As : Peanut paste, Moongaphalee ka makkhan

Vegetarian

Taste Profile

It has a nutty, sweet, and salty taste.

Usage Tips

  1. It can be used as a spread on bread, to make sandwiches, cookies, and pastries.
  2. It can also be added to shakes.

Description

Peanut butter is a paste or spread made from ground dry roasted peanuts. It is used as a spread on bread, toast or crackers, and used to make delicious sandwiches. It is also used to flavour granola bars, and some bakery products.

Health benefits

  • Peanut butter contains protein content that helps to build and repair body cells.(1)
  • The high presence of niacin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin and thiamine in it helps to control cancer, heart disease, infections, and nerve diseases.(1)
  • It is also rich in dietary fibre which is good for digestive health.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose natural peanut butter which contains no sugar or artificial sweeteners.

Note

Processed peanut butter might contain trans-fats that can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases.(2)

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