Peanuts/ Groundnuts

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SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Arachis Hypogaea

MEDICINAL VALUE :

  Protective function against cancers, heart disease, degenerative nerve disease, Alzheimer’s disease, and viral/fungal infections.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

  B-complex groups of vitamins such as riboflavin, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, vitamin B-6, and folates.rich source of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Can be eaten roasted or steamed. Can be added in curries, salads, soups etc. peanut butter is a delicious spread used in toasts, breads etc.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Peanuts / Groundnuts
  • Tamil : Nilakadalai / Verkadalai
  • Malayalam : Kappalandi / Nilakkadala
  • Telugu : Verusanaga
  • Kannada : Nelagadale / Kadale Kayi / Shenga
  • Hindi : Moong Phalli
  • Bengali : Chinabadam
  • Gujarati : Shing / Bhoising / Maffali
  • Konkani : Bhuinchane
  • Marathi : Bhui Mug
  • Oriya : Chinabadam
  • Punjabi : Moong Phalli
  • Tulu : Nelakadale
  • Kashmiri : Moong Phalli

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