Kuttu ka Atta comes from a fruit seed called Fagopyrum esculentum. It is often used as a grain, even though it isn’t one. Buckwheat is closest related to fruits like Rhubarb, sorrel and knotweed. Buckwheat Flour is consumed during fasts by many people because it prepares the body to combat the change of season. It is very popular for people trying to reduce calories as it is very low in calories. The perfect gluten-free alternative to wheat flour.
It helps against digestive issues, maintaining blood sugar and cholesterol. Therefore, it is good for your heart health. It is rich in Vitamins, Phosphorus, Magnesium and Zinc. With the extra bonus of having a low GI, this fruit seed will overwhelm you with its nutty taste.
Gluten-Free Buckwheat Pancakes:
Enjoy this easy, quick but delicious breakfast. Because it contains Buckwheat you get all the health benefits and can start into your day the best way possible. Healthy.
In a blender mix buckwheat flour, one banana, milk and baking powder. Heat little oil in a pan and pour a couple of tablespoons of batter into the hot pan. Then wait for the bubbles to evenly spread and then flip the pancake. Repeat this with the remaining batter. Serve with honey or fresh organically grown fruits.
Nutrition Fact: 100 grams of Kuttu Atta contains 343 Calories, 13.3% Protein, 3.4% Fat, 10% Fibre, 71.5% Carbohydrate, 10% Water and 0% Sugar. Some people have an allergy to buckwheat. That can lead so serious health problems, like swelling in the mouth or hives.
How to use: Either replace up to one half of the wheat with buckwheat flour to make it healthier or mix buckwheat flour with other softer flours like Brown Rice flour to make your recipe gluten-free.
How to store: Keep it in an airtight container