IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Emendu, Nnamdi B., Emendu, Ebele Rita
This work is on Proximate analysis, characterization and utilization of bambara nut oil (Mmanu –Okpa). Bambara groundnut was collected from a local market and analysised. The bambara groundnut has many content, such as carbohydrate, protein ash, water, and oil. The emphasis of this study is on the oil. From the analysis it shows that bambara nut is not an oily seed. As it has high carbohydrate and protein, it is very nutritious and good for human consumption. It can serve as a food supplement. Hence it is good to cultivate the bambara nut in a large quantity to supplement the availability of food in the society.