Bansi Wheat is one of the varieties of wheat found in India, it is known for its distinct Reddish color unlike the general amber or off white color of normal wheat, and also because of its quality to produce soft chapatis. Among consumers, it is known for its Plumpness, Appearance, Consistency, and Hardness while among farmers it is known for its pest-resistant quality and its resilient nature. It is often a preferred choice over normal wheat based on its higher nutritional value which is indicated by its color. You might not know but Bansi Wheat is one of the Heirloom Wheats of India.
Like all varieties of wheat, Bansi wheat is also most commonly used in preparing chapatis or rotis. But that’s not all, it is also used in the preparation of bread, pasta, pizzas, meat buns, cakes, muffins and biscuits and also if you want you can use it as animal feed.
Health Benefits of Bansi Wheat (बन्सी गहू):
A highly nutritional variety of wheat has its own identity in the field of benefitting your health in the following ways:
- Boosts Energy
- Prevent Asthma
- Aid with Diabetes
- Prevents Gallstones
- Improves Metabolism
- Controls Obesity and Promotes Weight loss
Good Source Of:
Generally per serving of Bansi Wheat may consist of
- Vitamin B
- Vitamin E
- Mineral salts