Amaranth grains or Rajgira - Buy Online
Amaranth has been used as a grain since 8000 years. Many of us have not heard about this six foot plant with broad green leaves and bright red or golden flowers. In North India these grains are called by the name ‘rajgira’. The yield of amaranth grains is as similar as that of rice or maze. Aztec people from central Mexico have used amaranth grain as a staple food. Nowadays, amaranth grains are cultivated in Africa, India, China, Russia and in North America Technically, amaranth isn’t a grain like wheat, oats or rice. As its nutritional abundance is similar to that of cereals, it is generally classified as a ‘pseudo-cereal’. Gluten free nature of this grain makes it one of a healthy ingredient in many of the dishes.