Teff originates from Ethiopia and is one of the earliest crops cultivated for food. These tiny grains have a mild, nutty flavour and slightly crunchy texture once cooked. It is delicious cooked as porridge or as a starch alternative.
Long known by the nomadic tribes of Ethiopia and Eritrea, a cup of teff packs in 123 mg of calcium, a high dose of vitamin C, iron, protein, fibre, and resistant starch
For porridge: Add 1 1/2 cups water and a pinch of salt to 1/2 cup teff. Stir and cover. Bring to the boil, then simmer for 15-20 minutes. Suggestion: Add milk, syrup, cinnamon and chopped nuts. For a starch alternative: Add 1 tbsp oil to above recipe before cooking.
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Whole grain teff
TYPICAL NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (as packed)
Per Single serving size = 40g (approx 3 tbsp)
- Energy (kJ) 614
- Protein (g) 5
- Glycaemic Carbohydrate (g) 26
- of which total sugar (g) 1
- Total fat (g) 1
- of which Saturated fat (g) 0
- Dietary fibre (g) 3
- Total Sodium (mg) 5
- Iron (mg) 3,0
- Magnesium (mg) 73,6
- Zinc (mg) 1,4
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