Definition of vanaspati in English:
A type of thick vegetable oil used in India.
- Vegetable ghee or vanaspati ghee is harmful as it contains nickel/aluminum.
- The other items being sold in the State are micro-refined sunflower oil, vanaspati, jam, honey, tomato sauce, squash, Markfed wheat, fruits and potatoes.
- With this fresh impetus, the total edible oil processing capacity, including vanaspati, is expected to cross 20 million tonne per annum.
From Sanskrit vanas-pati, literally 'lord of the wood, lord of plants'.
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