The humble “chekku ennai” makes a comeback in kitchen shelf, but at a premium price .chekku ennai is something which our ancestors enjoyed. We just have to reinvent. Chekku oil gives us benefiting components,antioxidant and substance that trigger anti-inflammatory healing process.
Marachekku is the traditional method of extracting oil from seeds. The raw material (Sesame, Peanut, Coconut) is typically ground into a paste, and this is pressed with a heavy stone mill, turned by bullocks, until it expels the oil. In modern times the mill is operated by motor. This first pressed oil is sold unrefined and without any additives.
Marachekku Groundnut Oil
Groundnut is the single largest source of edible oils in India and constitutes roughly about 50% of the total oil seed production
Groundnut oil is high in energy; 100g oil provides 884 calories which is ideally suited for stir frying, shallow frying, baking. A high quality refined oil such as this boast rich nutty flavor and aroma.
Groundnut oil is appreciated for its high smoke point relative to many other cooking oils. Its major component fatty acids are Oleic acid and linoleic acid. As such it may be substituted into a diet reducing the negative health effects of eating trans-fat and saturated fat.
Noble Deeds of Groundnut Oil
- Lowering Cholesterol
- Preventing Heart disease
- Preventing cancer
- Decrease appetite for weight loss
- Avoid Constipation, when applied to rectum
- Cures Arthritis when applied to the skin
- Cures dry skin when applied to skin
|Shelf life||9 months|
Marachekku Sesame Oil
India is the largest producer of sesame, one of the oldest known oil seed crop that was domesticated nearly 3000 years ago. Sesame seed are known as “Seed of Immortality”
There is no much difference between the two. The white variety is hulled black sesame seed. Black contain more calcium content than the white. The black sesame seed are the best. White is of medium quality.
Sesame oil is pure fat ,so it is high in calories compared to other oils.sesame oil is least prone, with high smoke points,to turn rancid when kept in the open.
Sesame oil is loaded with vitamin E. Hence act as natural anti-oxidant. Also rich in vitamin K, magnesium, calcium, iron ,zinc, vitamin B6.
Noble Deeds of Sesame Oil
- Balance vata,kapha dosha
- Improves strength & immunity
- Improves digestive system
- Clears & cleanse body channels
- Good for skin
- Improves memory
- Anti ageing
|Shelf life||1 year|