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Kitchen Dictionary: buckwheat groat

Buckwheat groats (hulled buckwheat) are unroasted, whole, raw, or white buckwheat kernels .One of the quickest sprouts there is. They are stripped of the inedible outer coating, and then crushed into smaller pieces. White unprocessed groats are bitter; therefore before using them in cooking it is best to toast them in oil for a few minutes. You can purchase groats already toasted they are called kasha. Kasha is a staple in Eastern Europe diets, especially Russia. These are nutty, tender and plump. It is more beneficial to buy unroasted buckwheat groats, they have more flavor. Both roasted and unroasted are available commercially.

plural: buckwheat groats


Season: available year-round

Substitutions: buckwheat groats = kasha

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Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 cup
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 154
Calories from Fat 9 (6%)
Total Fat 1.0g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Potassium 147mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 33.5g 11%
Dietary Fiber 4.5g 18%
Sugars 4.5g
Protein 5.7g 11%

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