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Taste Profile

It has nutty and chewy taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Farro can be added to soups, salads, pilafs, breakfast cereals, stews and stuffings.


Farro is a whole grain which is an ancient variety of wheat, originating in Mesopotamia. It is a bit oblong in shape. It is considered as a better alternative to refined grains.

Health benefits

  • Farro improves insulin sensitivity and regulates blood glucose level in the body.(1)
  • It is high in fiber and reduces the risk of type 2 diabetes and also prevents heart diseases.(1)
  • It also improves digestive health by preventing constipation.(1)
  • It contains antioxidants like polyphenols that protects against diseases like cancer.(1)

Selection Guide

Choose pearled, semi-pearled or whole grains of farro, as the recipe demands. Go for cracked farro to ground it into flour for making baked goods.


People with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity must not consumed farro as it may cause allergic reactions.(2)

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