Peanut oil or groundnut oil has sweet and nutty flavor, due to its high smoking point its most commonly used for deep frying in Indian cooking. Due to its balanced flavor its used in many varieties of cooking.
Groundnut oil is used for cooking in various parts of the world. This oil has a nutty flavor and offers various health benefits. Ground nut oil is high in monosaturated "good" fat and low in saturated "bad" fat, which is believed to help prevent heart disease and lower cholesterol. Most studies in animals, suggest that peanut oil might help to reduce fatty build up in blood vessel.
Groundnut oil is loaded with goodness of many vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants.