That is, for every one cup of kaniwa, use two cups of water. Whole Grain Teff is a tiny, protein-rich grain that has been a staple of Ethiopian cooking for thousands of years. Don’t forget; you can add some sweetener, fruits, and nuts. 100% Organic & Pure Superfood. Where To Buy It? Both the stems at the top , like leaves and inflorescences are covered with white or pink vesicles. Its size varies between 20 and 60 cm. Cooking with kaniwa: How to cook kaniwa . It will work great in salads, soups, pilafs, and served with curry sauce as a whole grain. Moreover, You can use organic Kaniwa as a substitute for quinoa in any recipe. Teff is traditionally used to make injera, a popular flatbread in Ethiopia. Additionally, kaniwa has a slightly crunchy texture, while quinoa is fluffy and soft. Cook kaniwa in a 1:2 ratio to water. Botanically known as Chenopodium pallidicaule, this gluten-free seed may be even healthier than quinoa. Chenopodium pallidicaule, known as qañiwa, qañawa or qañawi (Quechua, hispanicised spellings cañihua, canihua, cañahua, cañahui, also kaniwa, kañiwa) is a species of goosefoot, similar in character and uses to the closely related quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa). TRULY PREMIUM KANIWA. We source the highest quality kaniwa from its place of origin, the Peruvian Andes. Organic Kaniwa . Prized for its versatility, kaniwa is packed with protein, fiber, iron, calcium, and antioxidants. Amazon review: customer reviews. Both quinoa and kaniwa have a delicious nutty flavor, although kaniwa is slightly sweeter than quinoa. Kaniwa is a unique pseudo-grain native to Peru, and due to its small size it is sometimes referred to as “Baby Quinoa”. Kaniwa has been used for centuries by the ancient civilizations of Peru to the modern Andean people. Located at altitudes above 13,000 ft. (4,000 m), these organic farms are known for their harsh mountain climate, creating ideal conditions for kaniwa to thrive. Kaniwa are smaller than quinoa seeds -- about half the size -- and are dark red or brownish in color. You can purchase it in Wegmans, Wal-Mart, or online at Amazon. Suncore Foods® Organic Kaniwa Seeds provide a slightly sweet and nutty flavor perfect for adding into your favorite salads, soups, or baked goods. To make kaniwa seed porridge, cook it with milk for about 25 minutes. Store dry kaniwa in an airtight container in a cool, dry place. Kaniwa, sometimes spelled canihua, is loaded with high-quality protein, flavonoids, and a whole range of vitamins and minerals. Description. Our gelatinized maca powder is a gluten-free superfood that is grown 13,000 ft. above sea level on the elevated mountains of South America, in the high altitudes of Peru on a natural reserve that is only fed by natural spring water. 3 LBS. Simmer kaniwa stovetop for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally, until soft and the liquid has absorbed. 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