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Benefits of Whole Grains Used in Indian Food [Beyond Wheat]

  By Trina Remedios  posted Jan 6th 2013 at 8:00AM IN | Avg Rating
Healthy Living

Benefits of whole grains are usually limited to wheat. We hear constant mention of whole bread bread, whole muffins, whole wheat rotis and other dishes made with whole wheat grain and how they are good for us. But what about the other whole grains found in Indian kitchens? Even though wheat is the primary component in rotis and chappatis, Indians also have a wide variety of whole grains that are used in traditional cooking. Today we look at atta or flour made from alternative whole grains that is gluten free, healthy and has several health benefits - in some cases much more than wheat. We bring out a list of whole grains easily available in India but rarely used in increasingly modernised, urban kitchens. These are the whole grains and their benefits. *Images courtesy: © Thinkstock photos/ Getty Images

 

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