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Buckwheat flour

Also Known As : Kuttu atta


Taste Profile

It has slightly sour taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Buckwheat flour can be used to make pancakes, muffins, waffles, blintzes, crepes and soba noodles.
  2. It can also be used to make chillas, parathas and khakhra.
  3. It should be stored in an airtight container in a cool place.

Common names and forms

  1. Organic Buckwheat Flour


Buckwheat flour is made by grinding the seeds of buckwheat plant. The buckwheat plant is harvested and then allowed to dry before removing the husk. The inner part is used to make flour. It is rich brown in color with dark flecks.

Health benefits

  • Buckwheat flour provides fibre to the body.(1)
  • It is also a good source of protein.(1)
  • It contains phosphorus and magnesium which helps to build strong teeth and bones.(1)
  • It also provides manganese which helps to regulate blood sugar levels.(1)
  • Buckwheat flour also contain iron and copper which helps in the production of red blood cells.(1)
  • It is good for those who are gluten-intolerant as buckwheat flour is gluten-free.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose finely powdered buckwheat flour and make sure there is no moisture in the packaging.


Buckwheat flour may cause some allergic reactions such as nausea, dizziness, hives, vomiting, speech loss and shortness of breath. Excessive consumption of buckwheat flour may cause gastrointestinal issues like gas and cramping to those who have Crohn’s disease and irritable bowel syndrome.(2)

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