Why is Amaranthus Flour known as the God’s grain
The Amaranthus flour is popularly known as the Ramdana atta or Rajgira atta. It is the Amaranth seed’s powdered form.
Nutritional info and Health Benefits –
Amaranth flour is rich in protein, with almost double the amount of protein of Rice and corn. Amaranth is an incredibly diverse grain with high protein, fibre and micronutrient contents and is naturally gluten-free. A good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and phosphorous, one serving is adequate to fulfil your daily nutrient needs. Amaranth is great for your health with an impressive nutrition profile and provides several health benefits. It is also a good source of antioxidants, which protects one against harmful chronic diseases. A dense food, Amaranth, can also help you reach your health goals by helping you lose weight. Also rich in fibre, it aids in digestion and uptake of nutrients.
This flour is used in India mainly during Vrats (fasts) in the form of Rotis or Parathas and even laddus.