Groundnut is an herbaceous plant which belongs to the legume or bean family. Groundnut is an essential oil and food crop. It is a source of some necessary nutrients like protein, edible oil, fats, vitamins, minerals, and energy since it becomes an important part of both rural and urban people. Groundnut contains more protein then meat, two and half more than eggs and more than any other vegetable food. It also contains phosphorous, thiamin and niacin that help in building resistance against all infections.