Tree Foods Company | Organic Premium White Quinoa, 500g
Pronounced as Keen-Wah and grown in the southern parts of India, our premium small grain organic white quinoa is considered to be of Peruvian-grade and export quality. Saponin is carefully removed from our quinoa, giving it that great taste and nutritious goodness. Quinoa is a great source of all nine essential amino acids and minerals such as Manganese and Potassium as well as being high in protein and fiber.
This pure small-grain certified organic white quinoa is gluten-free, saponin-free and full of health benefits.
100% Organic White Quinoa (Chenopodium Quinoa)
DIRECTLY SOURCED FROM INDIA
What is Quinoa?
Quinoa is a flowering plant belonging to the amaranth family. It is a grain crop grown for its edible seeds and is botanically related to spinach and amaranth. Quinoa originated in the Andean region of the northwestern part of South America and is now also cultivated in the regions of India, North America and Europe.
Health Benefits of Organic White Quinoa
Quinoa is a highly popular health food for its numerous health benefits:
- It is gluten-free and known to be a complete protein food. It means that it contains all nine essential amino acids, making it a great source of plant protein.
- It has high fiber content, more specifically soluble fiber of about 1.5 grams per 100 grams.
- It has low Glycemic Index of 53, making it a good food for blood sugar control.
- It provides high content of important minerals such as magnesium, manganese, zinc, potassium and iron (for women).
Quinoa vs Rice | When is Quinoa better than Rice?
While quinoa and rice have similar calorie and macronutrient content, quinoa provides more protein and dietary fiber in comparison to brown rice. Quinoa is also a better source of iron and magnesium than brown rice.
How To Use
White Quinoa is a very easy ingredient to use and can be included as the main raw material in both savoury and sweet dishes alike. It can be used to swap for rice, included in salads and morning porridges. Also, cooked quinoa can be used to make decadent quinoa cakes and muffins.