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Also Known As : Groundnuts, Goober, Earthnuts, Moongphali
Technical Name : Arachis hypogaea


Taste Profile

It has a crunchy and nutty flavour.

Usage Tips

  1. Peanuts can be eaten raw and in roasted form.
  2. Peanuts can be used in cakes, desserts, and snacks.
  3. Peanut butter can also be prepared from it.

Common names and forms

  1. Certified Organic Peanuts
  2. Dry Roasted Peanuts
  3. Fried peanut
  4. Groundnut
  5. Groundnut (Peanuts)
  6. Groundnut Seeds
  7. Groundnuts
  8. Organic Ground Nut
  9. Organic Peanut
  10. Organic Peanuts
  11. Peanut powder
  12. Peanut (phalli)
  13. Peanut crushed
  14. Peanut Split
  15. Premium high Oleic Peanuts
  16. Premium Sun Dried Peanuts
  17. Pure Raw Peanut Kernel with Skin
  18. Pure Salted Peanut with Skin
  19. Raw Groundnut
  20. Raw Peanuts
  21. Red Peanut
  22. Redskin Spanish Peanuts
  23. Roasted organic peanut
  24. Roasted Peanuts
  25. Soaked peanuts
  26. Spicy peanut


Peanut is an annual plant with small, erect and feather-like leaves. These are small-sized, crunchy nuts which vary in colour from light brown to deep red.

Health benefits

  • Peanuts are a great source of energy.(1)
  • They contain oliec acid which prevents coronary disease.(1)
  •  They are rich in protein which helps in proper growth and development of the body.(1)
  • Antioxidants present in peanuts have the ability to fight cancer.(1)
  • They contain vitamin E which helps to protect the skin from free radicals.(1)

Selection Guide

Avoid peanuts that are discoloured and shriveled.


Peanuts produce Aflatoxin that increases the risk of liver cancer. It contains Lectin that may give rise to inflammatory conditions. People who are allergic to peanuts should avoid consuming it.(2)

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