Thursday, 11 May 2017


"Crispy peanuts" will be posted soon

Roasted peanuts have an intense flavour and more delicious.

Roasting our shelled peanuts are very interesting.and easy. 
If you follow just a few steps to roast, you will get a special kongu treat that is highly proteinous and scrumptious nuts.

Peanuts are packed smartly in shells. They are rich in proteins, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for our ultimate health. They are composed of monounsaturated fatty acids especially oleic acid. They lower the bad cholesterol and increased good cholesterol level in the blood. Thus they help to prevent the coronary artery diseases and stroke risk by favoring serum lipid profile. 

peanut kernels are the best source of dietary protein and amino acids that are essential for growth.
Researchers state that the peanuts are the excellent source of resveratrol, another polyphenolic antioxidant. Resveratrol has been found to have a protective function against cancers, heart disease, degenerative nerve disease and Alzheimer disease. Moreover, the resveratrol may reduce the stroke risk.

The kernels have vitamin E.
The nuts are the rich source of minerals like copper, manganese potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium.

Peanut kernels usually are being cracked with firm pressure between the fingers.
The nuts are nutty and slight sweet in taste. Roasting enhances its taste.

It is generally advised by our elders that just a handful of peanuts with one piece of achuvellam or jaggery for getting its highest nutritional effect.

How to roast the shelled peanuts in our unique method without using sophisticated micro oven and baking machines?

Switch on the flame and place the wok over the medium flame.

Then add one cup of sand and heat the sand for two minutes.

Then add the shelled peanuts and roast for few minutes until the shells get slight black color.

Remove the roasted shells from the sand using a spatula.

Set aside to cool down.

Crack the shells and enjoy the yummy nuts.

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