Health Benefits of Kuttu ka Atta?
Buckwheat is an excellent source of high quality protein, magnesium, vitamin B6, dietary fiber, iron, niacin (vitamin B3), thiamin (vitamin B1) and zinc. Apart from this, the dietary fiber content of buckwheat is higher than other plant-based flours. Its high fiber and nutrient content helps boost the metabolic rate, which improves digestion and also aids in better weight management. It boosts metabolism and helps you lose weight faster. Including kuttu atta in your Navratri diet helps reduce excessive bloating and indigestion.
Easy recipes using Kuttu ka atta
To make this quick dosa recipe, take 4 tablespoons of buckwheat flour and add curd, cumin powder, green chillies and sendha namak. Leave to ferment. Next, add 1 teaspoon of ghee to a tawa, pour a ladle of the paste and spread it like a dosa. Cook, turning the sides and enjoy with chutney.
Take 1 cup of mashed potatoes, 1 cup of homemade chenna, 3 tablespoons of buckwheat flour, black pepper and sendha namak according to taste. Green chillies and coriander leaves. Make a smooth paste and flatten them, cook them with ghee in a non-stick pan and cook, flipping the sides.
Kuttu Sweet Pancakes
To do this, take 1 cup of milk and add 3 tablespoons of kuttu ka atta, 1 ½ tablespoons of sugar. Whisk the batter and add ghee to a tawa and pour the batter. Adjust the consistency of the pancake, garnish it with nuts and dried fruits.
To start with this easy recipe, boil the vegetables of your choice and set aside. Meanwhile, add the ghee to a pan and let it heat up. Make a paste of kuttu ka atta and spices. Dip the vegetables in the batter and fry them. Serve hot with chai.