BOILED PEANUTS

Peanut   are very popular in some places and it is a common to everyone. Peanuts are known by many other local names such as earthnuts, ground nuts,  many more. It is antioxidants food, may reduce the risk of cancer, goober peas, monkey nuts, pygmy nuts and pig nuts. Despite its name and appearance, the peanut is not a nut, but rather a legume. Peanuts can be used as boiled peanut, fried peanut, peanut butter or sandwich, ingredients for the menu and diabetes and coronary heart diseases.

Boiled peanuts have great nutritional value within a 2,000-calorie diet, states Self Magazine Nutrition Data. A 1-cup serving of boiled peanuts contains 22 percent of your daily fiber requirements, as well as 17 percent of the body’s daily protein needs, 13 percent of the vitamin E requirements, and 12 percent of the recommended daily allowance for folate. Moreover, 90 percent of the total fat content stems from heart-healthy poly- and mono-unsaturated fats.

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This is the boiled peanut that I cooked; I just put water, salt, seasoning peanuts in a copper or boiler. And then cover and reduce the heat just enough to maintain a low boil. I boil the peanuts for 1 to 2 hours until reach the desired level of softness.  Then it ‘s ready to eat :-).

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