Just got a bunch of them from hubby's business trip in Indonesia. They're also called bogor peanuts, but don't taste like peanuts at all.
Other than this wikipedia article, I can't find much nutritional information about it.
I think I have eaten them before. A Nigerian friend made groundnut (not peanut groundnut, she said it was the "other kind of groundnut") stew with pilau. DELICIOUS. Tasted a little bit like boiled peanuts but with a more mushroomy, earthy taste.
As a legume... not Paleo. But screw that, eat up. Obviously you're not going to be making them a staple!
From the link you posted: "Bambara groundnut represents the third most important grain legume in semi-arid Africa."
From a quick Google search: http://www.fitclick.com/how_many_calories_in_Bambara_Groundnut_Raw?fd=5501 and http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8933200
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