Organic Gluten-free Buckwheat Groats Description
Buckwheat Groats are the hulled seeds of the buckwheat plant. These soft white seeds have a mild flavor, but when toasted or roasted, they have a delightfully intense flavor. They are a popular grain in Eastern European cuisines.
Source of our Buckwheat Groats
A popular grain and staple in Eastern Europe but grows wildly in our Himalayas. Our Buckwheat is farmed at altitudes as high as 4,400 meters and the period between sowing to harvest is only 30 days. Buckwheat grows so fast it crowds out most weeds. Hence no pesticides or fertilizers are needed to grow this crop and it is by default organic.
They are gluten free seeds from a plant related to rhubarb. The outer husk is pulled away and the grain-like fruit is harvested and eaten.
Naturally Gluten-free and full of Proteins and Fibre. Enjoy this nutrient rich superfood brought to you in a convenient way, peeled and ready to cook, soak or sprout.
First cultivated in Southeast Asia thousands of years ago, in time buckwheat journeyed west and took root in Eastern Europe, where it became the star of many classic dishes. They are very nutritious, and growing in popularity in many nations across the globe. They are a complete protein because they include all the essential amino acids.
Organic peeled buckwheat groats
Why Buy Our Buckwheat Groats
- Buckwheat is one of the most efficient producers of plant protein, unmatched by any other grain
- The human body can digest 74 percent of its protein content which includes 8 essential amino acids, Vitamin E and nearly the entire spectrum of B-complex
- Ours is organically and sustainably grown by independent farmers in the Himalayan mountains near Kullu, Himachal Pradesh.
How to use
- Soak and consume as porridge
- Grind and use a flour
- Bake into Breads, cereal
Groats can be steam-cooked like rice for salads and side dishes or ground in your own mill into fresh flour.
The robust flavor of this quick-cooking gluten free grain is perfect for salads, soups and cereal. Buckwheat Groats also make an excellent hot breakfast porridge or side dish at dinner and can replace rice or any other grain called for in pilafs, casseroles and more. Use buckwheat groats in any recipe that calls for whole grains.
Here are some of our handpicked favourite recipes:
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Since our grains are 100% natural and unprocessed they are at a high risk of infestation especially during monsoons due to higher moisture levels. PLEASE REFRIGERATE IMMEDIATELY upon receipt.