Gluten Free Kuttu Atta (Buckwheat Flour)

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Buckwheat flour is one of the healthiest, naturally gluten-free, nuttiest, and most versatile flour. Although ‘buckwheat’ has the word ‘wheat’ in it, it is nothing but a misnomer. Buckwheat is not related to the wheat family, instead, it belongs to the flowering plant family. Though not a cereal in its entirety, buckwheat is a seed that looks like a cereal grain, especially in its composition and starch content. Buckwheat flour has an intense earthy taste with a bitter and nutty aftertaste, and it has a sweet and pleasantly-flowery whiff. The flour is rich in protein, vitamin E, and B-Complex.

The groats of buckwheat have a peculiar and uniquely-identifiable triangle shape, and the flour of the buckwheat has a great texture, taste, and nutritional impact on the food. Being a nutritional powerhouse makes Buckwheat flour a must-include staple in modern diets. The flour is packed with antioxidants, minerals, fiber, and a potent amino acid profile. Although the flour is high in fats, it is filled with unsaturated fat, linoleic acid, and oleic acid. Moreover, it tastes best when used in combination with other flours.

Adya Organics Buckwheat flour is sourced from the pristine and pesticide-free farms of the higher altitudes where it is harvested for a very short period. After harvesting, the seeds are milled the traditional way to make sure the flour retains the earthy, nutty, and nutritional flavor of the buckwheat seed.

Traditionally called ‘Kuttu’ atta in India, Buckwheat flour has become a staple in many preparations. From traditional dishes such as chapatis and rotis to more modern uptakes such as cakes, pastries, and muffins, buckwheat makes a great addition to any dish. Moreover, Adya Organics Buckwheat flour can be added to any flour to enhance its flavor profile and nutritional quotient of the preparation.

The Buckwheat flour is Adya Organics and comes with a strong recommendation from the well-loved and respected fitness and wellness coach, Luke Coutinho. The gluten-free characteristic and the sheer amount of minerals and proteins in this flour make it one of his top favorites. For someone embarking on a fitness journey, it is advisable to regularly consume a variety of grains and seeds as a part of a balanced diet. It not only helps in losing the extra fat but also maintains fitness, and muscle mass and keeps you hydrated. Being a protein-packed flour, buckwheat flour is also great after-workout food. Organic, unadulterated, preservative-free, and pure – the Buckwheat or Kuttu flour from Adya Organics is a natural protein powerhouse perfect for all ages.

  • Adya Organics Buckwheat flour is rich in minerals, vitamins, fiber, protein, and antioxidants.
  • It is also abundantly packed with digestible plant protein.
  • Packed with dietary fiber that eases the digestive system and improves gut health.
  • The fiber content also keeps you satiated for a long and prevents overeating due to hunger pangs
  • Buckwheat flour has been known to help maintain ideal blood sugar levels, and boost insulin resistance.
  • The flour also improves cardiac health by stabilizing blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
  • Ideal for making cakes, chapatis, pastries, pancakes, muffins, and more.

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FAQ

Is kuttu flour gluten free?

Yes, kuttu flour is gluten-free. Kuttu, also known as buckwheat, is a pseudocereal and does not contain gluten. It is a suitable alternative for individuals with gluten sensitivities or celiac disease who need to avoid gluten-containing grains like wheat, barley, and rye.

Is there gluten free buckwheat flour?

Yes, there is gluten-free buckwheat flour available. Buckwheat is naturally gluten-free, so when the flour is made from 100% buckwheat without any cross-contamination, it is considered gluten-free. However, it’s important to check the packaging or product labels to ensure that it is specifically labeled as gluten-free.

Is kuttu and rajgira same?

Kuttu and rajgira are not the same. Kuttu, as mentioned earlier, refers to buckwheat, while rajgira is known as amaranth. They are different grains with distinct nutritional profiles. Both kuttu and rajgira are gluten-free and often used as alternatives to wheat flour in various recipes, particularly during fasting periods in some cultures.

Is it OK to eat buckwheat everyday?

It is generally safe to eat buckwheat, including buckwheat flour, regularly as part of a balanced diet. Buckwheat is rich in dietary fiber, essential minerals like magnesium and manganese, and antioxidants. However, as with any food, it is important to consume it in moderation as part of a diverse diet that includes other grains, fruits, vegetables, and sources of protein.

Does kuttu atta cause constipation?

Kuttu atta (buckwheat flour) does not cause constipation. In fact, kuttu atta is rich in dietary fiber, which can help promote regular bowel movements and prevent constipation. However, individual responses to dietary fiber can vary, and some people may experience changes in bowel habits when introducing new foods or significantly increasing fiber intake.

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