No much introduction needed for the world famous peanuts. There are millions of people who are in love with peanuts, some just cannot do without it. The health benefits are in plenty and we all know it.
However there is some information about peanuts which was not known to many. It is a wise decision to consume peanuts with the skin. The skin of the peanuts contain higher levels of antioxidants than peanuts itself, than green tea.
We semi roast peanuts to make sure nutrition of peanuts are not lost. Peanut skin generally releases mild stale taste and an odd smell if dry roasted. This is due to the oil content in the peanuts. However, these peanuts are more nutritious to consume compared with other oil roasted peanuts.
Roasted peanut skin has higher levels of antioxidant-rich phenolic compounds than their raw counterparts. Next time don’t remove the skin, the skin of peanuts is just 3 percent of the peanut, but they are the healthiest part of peanuts.
Also known as groundnut, goober, or monkey nut.