Amaranth is a species belonging to the genus Amaranthu. It has been cultivated for their grains for 8,000 years. Amaranth plants are classified as pseudocereals that are grown for their edible starchy seeds, but they are not in the same botanical family as cereals such as wheat and rice.
“Amaranth” the word is derived from the Greek word “amranthos” which means ‘unfading’ and “anthos” which mean flower. The ancient history of Amaranth can be traced out Mexico, Peru and Yucatan Peninsula, Cultivated 8000 years ago and still its one of the highly consumable crop. Now it’s grown in India, Africa, North America, China and […]
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Amaranth is the common name for more than 60 different species of amaranthus crop, which are usually very tall plants with broad green leaves and impressively bright purple, red, or gold flowers. Amongst these there are three species that are commonly grown for consumption — Amaranthus cruenus, Amaranthus hypochondriacus, and Amaranthus caudatus.Amaranth backs its origin […]