Atta is the flour used to make most South Asian flat breads, such as chapati, roti, naan and puri. Most atta is milled from the semi-hard wheat varieties, also known as durum wheat,which comprise 90% of the Indian wheat crop, and is more precisely called durum atta.
Wheat is the second most important cereal in India after rice.Wheat provides more than 50% of the calories to the people who mainly depend on it. India has witnessed a significant increase in the wheat production over the years and has touched 93.9 MMT.
It also contains healthy phyto chemicals, including antioxidants,which may help ward off cancer.
Wheat flour is a rich source of magnesium, a mineral that acts asa co-factor for more than 300 enzymes, including enzymes involved in the body's use of glucose and insulin secretion. This helps diabetics to keep their blood glucose in check.
What is inside?
· Calories 364kcal
· Total Fat 1g kcal
· Iron 0mgkcal
· Fibre 3.5gkcal
· Calcium 34mg kcal
· Sodium 76gkcal
· Vitamin A 9kcal