Description:Cold Pressed Groundnut Oil (मूंगफली का तेल)
NatureDay's Cold Pressed Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) is extracted by pressing the seeds without the use of any artificial refining agents. Cold Pressed Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) is manufactured by the Old traditional method by using wooden Ghani (Marachekku in Tamil). These Oils contain all the original nutrition and flavor.
What is cold pressed Groundnut Oil?
Real unrefined cold pressed groundnut/peanut oil is extracted at your Fresh Mill using the traditional wooden mill (Kachi ghani/Marachekku) method where the oil is extracted without heating or any chemical processes. Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) is rich in plant sterols which help in reducing heart attack risk. Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) that is extracted using traditional cold pressed methods is highly nutritious and healthy with all the health benefits intact. Here are some of the benefits of consuming unrefined cold pressed Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel)s: Peanut oil contains many essential fatty acids and is completely free of cholesterol. Groundnuts contain 40 to 50 percent fat, and a tablespoonful of the oil made from them contains 13.5 grams of fat. This fat occurs in the form of different types of fatty acids such as oleic acid, linoleic acid, stearic acid, etc. Most of this is unsaturated fat (both poly and mono) which is believed to be a good, healthy source of fat. This reduces the risk of heart disease and lowers bad cholesterol levels.
Peanut Oil Nutrition Benefits
Peanut oil is high in energy; 100 g oil provides 884 calories.
- It is one of the cooking oils with a high smoke point; 450 °F which allows in setting oil at higher temperatures while deep-frying food items.
- Peanut oil composes a very good lipid profile. It has saturated, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated (SFA: MUFA: PUFA= 18: 49: 33) fats in healthy proportions.
- It is one of the stable cooking oils which has a long shelf life.
Physical characteristics of peanut oil
Cold pressed peanut oil has deep yellow color with a pleasant nutty aroma and sweet taste. Refined oil features light-yellow and neutral taste. However, refining makes it virtually devoid of impurities and allergens.
Uses and Benefits of Groundnut Oil
Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) - from sun dried ground nuts, good source of plant sterols - helps in reducing heart disease rich in antioxidants thereby protects against cancer. Cold pressed Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) is rich in MUFA. It is free of trans fat. Cold Pressed Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) Cold Pressed Groundnut Oils (Mungfali Ka Tel) have been common cooking oil in south India for the past few centuries until it was replaced by refined oils about a decade ago. Refined oils undergo various chemical and mechanical processes which destroy all the nutrients present in the Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) completely before bottling.
Groundnut, for most of us, has been a good companion during snack-time hunger, casual strolls in the park, or sheer boredom. Roasted, fried, boiled or salted, they delight the taste buds in a substantial manner. They are a good source of protein and fiber and are certainly a healthier substitute for oily snacks. The goodness of these legumes can be consumed in an entirely different form as well – Groundnut Oil (Mungfali Ka Tel) (also known as peanut oil). Oil is extracted by pressing harvested groundnuts and is then used for the purpose of cooking.