Also known as groundnut. Delicious, crunchy, and nutty peanuts are one of the popular oil seeds known to humankind for centuries. Peanut plant takes approximately 120 to 150 days to produce the crop after sowing its seed. Peanuts are rich in energy (567 calories per 100 g) and contain health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants, and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. It is a good source of dietary protein; composes fine quality amino acids that are essential for growth and development.