Sahaja Groundnut Oil
Item Code: OLGDNTEM
The peanuts or the groundnuts are crushed to force out the oil. This low-heat process retains much of the natural peanut flavor and more nutrients than refining does. Sahaja Groundnut oil is a cold pressed oil, organically cultivated, free from chemical pesticides and being a good and nutritious food item, adds health to your life! It is directly procured from our farmers.
Nutritional values - It is also known as peanut oil and is rich in monounsaturated fatty acids MUFA. The main type of monounsaturated fat found in peanut oil is called oleic acid, or omega-9. It also contains high amounts of linoleic acid, a type of omega-6 fatty acid, and smaller amounts of palmitic acid, a saturated fat. PLEASE NOTE - The high amount of omega-6 fats that peanut oil contains may not be a good thing. These fats tend to cause inflammation and have been linked to various health problems.
However, it does contain a good amount of polyunsaturated fat, which is less stable at high temperatures.
On the other hand, peanut oil is a good source of vitamin E, an antioxidant that has many health benefits like protecting the body from free radical damage and reducing the risk of heart disease.
Health benefits - It lowers bad cholesterol and increases good cholesterol keeping the heart healthy, thus, reducing the chance of heart stroke. It is effective against constipation, digestive problems, diarrhea and stomach disorders. It treats dandruff when few drops of groundnut oil, lime juice and a few drops of tea tree oil are mixed together and applied on the scalp. It is also a natural antiseptic.
Cooking tips - Used in cooking curries, lentils, biryanis and some tea snacks also.