What is Kuttu flour and what is made of it? Learn why you eat it in fast
Kuttu flour is eaten the most in the fast. From this flour, fasting breads, parathas, pakodas, cheela are made, but do you know why kuttu flour is eaten in the fast and from whom it is made? Come, know the special things
Due to lack of grains, this flour is eaten in fast
Kuttu is called Buckwheat in English, but it has no relation to any kind of grain because wheat, grain and grass is a plant of the species whereas Kuttus is a Latin name of buckwheat called phagopiram escalulent and it is a plant of the Polygonaceae family. The fruit obtained from the buckwheat plant is triangular in shape. The flour that is prepared by grinding is called buckwheat. Buckwheat plant is not very big. It contains flowers and fruits in bunches. It is grown in very few places in India. It is grown in parts of the Himalayas such as Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal, Uttarakhand and Nilgiris in the south while in the North East states. In India, it is used only in things eaten during the fast.
Nutritious kuttu flour
Kuttu flour is rich in protein, it is rich in magnesium, vitamin B, iron, calcium, folate, zinc, copper, manganese and phosphorus. It also contains phytonutrient routine which reduces cholesterol and blood pressure. People suffering from celiac disease are also advised to eat it.