Organic Sattu Powder – 1 kg
One of the most indigenous protein sources of India, sattu is no stranger to the locals of Bihar, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, UP, and West Bengal. Usually served as a sharbat by street vendors at the peak of summer, sattu, typically made of roasted Bengal gram, has a near-instant cooling effect on the body. And when made into balls, to be eaten with curry, it becomes a powerhouse of energy.
- Made by the dry-roasting process that seals in all the nutrients, sattu is rich in protein, fibre, calcium, iron, manganese and magnesium. In fact, 100 gram of sattu contains 20.6 percent protein, 7.2 percent fat, 1.35 percent crude fibre, 65.2 percent carbohydrates, 2.7 percent total ash, 2.95 percent moisture and 406 calories.
- Sattu has long been used in the rural areas to cool down the body. Sattu sherbet is a great drink to quench your thirst during summer because it prevents the body from overheating and brings down the body temperature significantly.
- The high amount of insoluble fibre in sattu is great for the intestines. It cleanses your colon, detoxifies it of greasy food, rejigs your digestion and nixes flatulence, constipation and acidity. As a result you feel less bloated.
- Sattu sherbets keep the skin glowing and hydrated. Sattu has also traditionally been used to treat hair problems because it provides rich nutrients to the hair follicles. The iron in sattu also keeps you feeling energised and gives a healthy glow to your face.
- It is said that drinking chilled sattu sherbet keeps blood sugar levels in control. Sattu also regulates your blood pressure. Drink sattu with water and a pinch of salt for best results. The high fibre in the roasted gram flour is great for those suffering from high cholesterol.