Buckwheat – a nutrient-packed, gluten-free seed abundantly consumed in Asian countries for centuries. Buckwheat is a plant cultivated for its grain-like seeds and as a cover crop. Buckwheat is not a grass and is not related to ‘wheat’. It is also referred to a pseudocereal. Buckwheat in India is known as ‘kuttu’ and is eaten during the Navaratri festival. Buckwheat is found as groats known as “Kasha”, hulled, unhulled version. Buckwheat can be used in many – from roti to pancakes, cakes and cookies.