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.
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