powdered peanuts
Last Updated : Aug 24,2021

What is powdered peanuts, peanut powder? glossary | benefits | uses | recipes |
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Also Known As
Ground Peanuts, Shing bhukkha, Powdered singdana.

What is powdered peanuts, mungfali ka powder, peanut powder?

For preparing powdered peanuts, first shell the peanuts and roast them on a heated pan. Allow to cool. You can them powder them using a mixer grinder, if the recipe calls for finely powdered peanuts. If you want coarsely powdered peanuts, using a manual hand pressed grinder (mortar-pestle) would be advisable. The powder is cream in color and tastes purely of roasted groundnut.

How to select powdered peanuts, mungfali ka powder, peanut powder

As readymade powdered peanuts are not available, you will have to buy peanuts and powder them. While buying, make sure that there is no evidence of moisture or insect damage. If it is possible to smell the peanuts, do so in order to ensure that they do not smell rancid or musty.

Culinary Uses of powdered peanuts, mungfali ka powder, peanut powder in Indian Cooking

l You can use Powdered peanuts in curries as it is a thickening agent.
l It is also used in gravies of spicy vegetables as well as any fish or chicken recipes.
l It is especially used in cooking all the vegetables by the Maharashtrians.
l It can be used in preparation of smoothies.
l You can also use it in milkshakes, as it is a great protein source.
l It is used to make peanut paste by adding little water to it and mixing gently.
l You can make lovely peanut butter from powdered peanuts. You can add chocolate flavor to it to obtain cholcolate peanut butter. It is used as a popular sandwich spread instead of the regular butter. Since it is rich in MUFA and resveratrol, it is considered very healthy, especially for those having cardiac ailments.

How to store powdered peanuts, mungfali ka powder, peanut powder

Powdered peanuts, since it is made from roasted peanuts, can stored in an air tight container, may be of steel or plastic. Keep it in your cup board storage cabinet. To increase its shelf life, you can also store it under refrigeration storage. It has a shelf life of around 1 month.

Health benefits of powdered peanuts, mungfali ka powder, peanut powder

Peanuts contain Vitamin B1, Thiamine which helps form ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) which body uses for energy. A handful of peanuts gives you 7.3 grams of Protein. Peanuts, Almonds and Walnuts are rich in Protein and healthy monounsaturated fats which won’t spike your blood sugar levels and good for a diabetic snack and healthy heart snack. Eating a handful of Peanuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL) in your body which is good for heart health. Read 11 amazing benefits of peanuts

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