Sattu is a protein-rich flour made from powdered chana (Bengal gram) or other pulses and cereals. It is quite popular in many parts of India such as Jharkhand, Bihar, Punjab, Uttarakhand and UP. Interestingly, it is liked and consumed in many parts of Pakistan also. However, what earlier belonged to a few states, is now a famous and exotic food ingredient that is easily available even in supermarkets. Sattu is now available in different forms that include wheat, barley or sorghum (jowar). All these variations have a certain percentage of roasted gram in it.
Many a times, Sattu is referred to as ‘Poor man’s protein’. It is the latest food which has gained popularity and recognized as a superfood. It has numerous health benefits and some very quick and tasty recipes could be made out of Sattu. It is high in nutrients and is often called the powerhouse of energy. Here is a look at all you need to know about Sattu.