edMonkey Nuts, also known as groundnuts or peanuts, are a type of edible legume native to South America. They grow on small shrubs and are composed of a shell, a creamy edible interior and a large edible seed inside. They are eaten as a snack or used as an ingredient in dishes such as African Peanut Stew or in snack mixes.
Additionally, groundnut oil is widely used in cooking. Monkey Nuts can also be used in making peanut butter.