Amaranth seeds are light yellowish in color and are about the size of poppy seeds.
Amaranth has great nutritional properties as 30% higher protein, rich in the amino acid, highest content of Lysine and fiber compared to other cereal grains. It is gluten-free. Amaranth is considered to be an effective agent against cancer and heart disease.
Nowadays Amaranth flour is widely used in making multigrain bread products.