Emmer Wheat

Emmer Wheat
Emmer Wheat
Emmer Wheat
Emmer Wheat
Emmer Wheat
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Emmer Wheat

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Emmer wheat, also known as Khapli Gehu in India, is a hulled wheat with origins in the Middle East. Its scientific name is Triticum dicoccum, and it is the parent of modern bread wheat. Emmer wheat grows in India on the Deccan plateau and is known for its high satiation and keeping quality. It is easily digestible due to simpler proteins compared to modern bread wheat. Emmer wheat contains gluten and is not gluten-free. In the Western world, it is also known as Farro medio. Buy organic Emmer wheat online from Bio Basics

The story 

Bio Basics sources its Organic Emmer Wheat from a single-origin farm in Satara, Maharashtra, a farmer collective in North Karnataka, and a family farm near Pune. These farms have a long-standing tradition of organic grain farming, and the next generation is continuing this legacy. Each source of Emmer wheat has its own unique cooking characteristics, which are more noticeable in baking than in making rotis. You can buy Organic Emmer Wheat online from Bio Basics.

Health Benefits

  • Emmer wheat is valued for its healthful properties and ancient origins, retaining its original protein structure for thousands of years, making it easily digestible and reducing allergy risks compared to modern wheat varieties.
  • Emmer wheat is often tolerated by those with minor gluten intolerance, though it should be tried under medical or dietary supervision.
  • Emmer wheat is known for its low glycemic index, making it beneficial for blood sugar management, and it is also rich in fibre. You can buy Organic Emmer Wheat online to enjoy these health benefits.


Store the wheat in a cool dry place and sun dry it before milling it. Add chillies or neem leaves to there wheat container to prevent infestation.

If you are keeping it longer than a month, please sun dry the wheat periodically. Mill it fresh and use it.

How to Cook

  • Measure out the desired amount of emmer wheat and rinse it under cold water. In a pot, combine 1 cup of emmer wheat with 2-3 cups of water or broth. Add a pinch of salt if desired.
  • Place the pot over high heat and bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Once boiling, reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and let it simmer for about 30-40 minutes, or until the emmer wheat is tender but still chewy.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and let it sit covered for a few minutes. This allows the emmer wheat to absorb any remaining liquid and rest.
  • After resting, uncover the pot and fluff the cooked emmer wheat with a fork.
  • Serve the cooked emmer wheat as a side dish or use it as a base for salads, soups, or grain bowls.
  • Feel free to adjust the amount of water and cooking time based on your preference for the texture of the emmer wheat. You can also add herbs, spices, or other seasonings to customize the flavor. Enjoy your cooked emmer wheat!

Nutrition Facts

 Nutritional information: Approximate value per 100gm
Energy 361 kcal
Carbohydrates 70.9gm
Total Fat 1.80gm
Protein 15.2gm
Dietary Fibre 12.8gm
Total Sugar BDL(DL-2.0)
Gluten 10.6gm

Alternate Name and Name in Other Languages

Alternate Names: Farro,Samba

Language Product Name
Tamil எம்மர் கோதுமை
Malayalam എമർ ഗോതമ്പ്
Hindi इमर गेहूं

Frequently Asked Questions

What is emmer wheat?

Emmer wheat, also known as farro or hulled wheat, is an ancient grain that has been cultivated for thousands of years. It is a species of wheat (Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccum) and is closely related to modern wheat varieties.

Is emmer wheat nutritious?

Yes, emmer wheat is nutritionally dense and is a good source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It's particularly rich in iron, magnesium, and B vitamins

Can I substitute emmer wheat for other grains in recipes?

Yes, emmer wheat can be used as a substitute for other grains like rice, barley, or modern wheat in many recipes. However, it may require adjustments in cooking time and liquid ratios due to its different texture and absorption properties.

Is emmer wheat good for you?

Yes! Emmer wheat is packed with good stuff like protein, fiber, and vitamins, which can help keep you healthy.

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Based on 4 reviews
Sandhya Gopal
Poor quality

Lot of insects , expected good quality

priya bhoopal

Best place to buy grains, flour n many more

Aakriti Bisaria

All your products are beautiful Mam. ☺

Emmer wheat

After including emmer wheat and handpounded rice varieties, there is good improvement in sugar and thyroid levels of my mother. Thanks to biobasics for providing with these unique and wonderful products.



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