Peanuts are a very versatile ingredient. Crushed they are used for Thai curries and for satay sauces. Your own roasted and salted peanuts are quick and simple to make. They will always be fresher than shop-bought products.Peanuts are rich in energy and contain many health benefiting nutrients, minerals, antioxidants and vitamins that are essential for optimum health. The nuts are rich source of minerals like copper, manganese, potassium, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, and selenium.