Buckwheat is found by doctors and cooks to be the best groats for it combines both a diet product quality and an excellent base to cook various dishes. This cereal is a protein-containing product with the high content of amino acids which are not synthesised in a human body.
Besides, boiled buckwheat is very nutritious and consists of complex carbohydrates which take long to break up and digest in a human body. Consequently, they give a person longer satiation.
Such things can be produced of buckwheat: unground buckwheat (whole-grain groats), crushed grains (grains with a broken structure), Smolensk groats (heavily crumbled grains) and buckwheat flour.TM Zhmenka offers unground buckwheat produced by steaming pre-refined buckwheat at the temperature no more than 40 ºC.
- 67% of magnesium
- 48% of iron
- 31% of vitamin В1
The natural complex of nutritious elements is retained in TM Zhmenka buckwheat:
|Nutrition facts and calories for 100g of buckwheat:
% of GDA*
|Calories||314 kcal||16,8 %|
|Dietary fiber||1,1 g
|Natural content of vitamins and mineral elements in buckwheat:|
|% of RDN**
* GDA — approximate measure of the recommended nutritious elements daily norm of 2000 kcal diet per one adult.
** Recommended Daily Norn according to the EU Directive 90/496/EEC.
What you can cook
Buckwheat is quite popular in any household for cooking buckwheat is a very simple process, and buckwheat dishes are healthy a lot.
How to cook
Remember for buckwheat to retain all its healthy properties it should be cooked in a right way. Before start cooking, you should not soak buckwheat into water as some housewives do. After such an act buckwheat gets much delicate but some part of healthy elements is out. You also should not pour too much water into a pot. A good portion is 1:2.
To cook TM Zhmenka buckwheat you need:
One buckwheat measure to be washed well with water
To add two measures of water
To salt to taste
To cook on small fire for 15-20 min until water boils-off