Aazol's Traditional Maharashtrian Flours or Peeths

    Be it rotis, chapatis, phulkas or parathas, most Indians just cannot live without one of these even for a day. It is our staple food. And not just for our lunch or dinner, we can also have roti or paratha for breakfast or evening snacks. We make multiple one-dish meals out of them and use Maharashtrian flour innovatively for sweets like sheera. Essential items like flour are always sourced or made to order in every Indian household, as we want to maintain a particular taste and texture continuously. At Aazol, we are conscious of this aspect and maintain the same home like quality throughout. Hence when you order and re-order you will get the same quality product every time. Also, all the gluten free flour are freshly ground in limited quantities, in order to ensure that the freshness is always maintained. With Aazol’s multigrain flour, you don't just get traditionally made and locally sourced food items but nutritionally dense ready-to-make food items too.

    Here are Aazol's flours for you:

    Thalipeeth Bhajani: Multigrain Paratha / Chilla Flour

    It is one of the best multigrain atta from the state and can be used in multiple ways. A little-known food, thalipeeth, has been every Maharashtrian favourite homemade breakfast dish. The thalipeeth bhajani is a multigrain flour mix in which each grain is slowly roasted individually and then ground to perfection. Lightly spiced with masalas, this flour is always available in every Marathi pantry. An ideal nutritionally rich breakfast can be made by adding a few veggies, coriander and green chilly to the flour to make a bhakri out of it. You can also make a chilla or paratha using the same flour. This atta comes from our SHG in Alibaug, Maharashtra.

    Health Benefits:

    • Aids Digestion
    • Fibre Rich
    • Immunity Booster

    Khapli Gahu Peeth: Low-GI Emmer Flour

    The Khapli Wheat flour is low glycemic-index flour with multiple health benefits. The Khapli Gahu is an ancient grain, at least 10000 years old. It was eaten during the Indus Valley civilisation. The Low -GI emmer wheat benefits people tackling diabetes and lowers cholesterol. It is light on your stomach and has twice the amount of protein and fibre as compared to regular wheat flour. Maharashtra is a leader in Khapli Gahu Peeth production as it is drought and stress-resistant. Use it every to make rotis and parathas to prevent bloating and help boost minerals and vitamins. Aazol's Khapli Gahu Flour comes from our SHG in Kasare in the Dhule district in Maharashtra.

    Health Benefits:

    • Iron-rich
    • Boosts Vitamin B
    • Packed with Minerals
    • High on Fibre

    Horsegram Flour: Protein-rich Superfood

    What is horse gram flour?

    Horsegram is a legume which is a protein-rich super food for the ordinary person. It is found in every Maharashtrian home due to its high nutritional value and low cost. Loaded with anti-oxidants, iron, calcium, and zinc, you can enjoy this flour by adding it to your regular roti dough or making chillas out of them for your morning breakfast. It counters malnutrition, is energy-inducing, and improves immunity and memory. Maharashtrian homemakers make pithale or gram flour like curry, which goes well with rice and bhakri. Our kuleeth peeth or horsegram flour comes from our SHG in Sindhudurg, Maharashtra.

    Health Benefits:

    • Improves memory
    • Good for Bones
    • High in zinc
    • Energy Inducing


    What is Thalipeeth Bhajani made of?

    The thalipeeth bhajani flour is a multigrain flour mix which is mildly spiced. The grains are slow roasted individually before grinding, adding more flavour to the atta. You can use this flour mix to make parathas, chillas, or bhakris. The flour comprises wheat, rice, jowar, bajra, nachni, bengal gram, green gram dal, black gram, coriander, asafoetida, cinnamon and black pepper.

    Is Thalipeeth more nourishing than a Bhakri made of only jowar or bajra flour?

    Thalipeeth is a multigrain atta mix and hence is more nourishing. Thus we get the nutritional benefits from more than one grain by using this flour. Also, additional spices make it an easy one-dish meal or breakfast item. You can make paratha or chilli and add some green chilly, coriander and any veggies to make it more healthy.

    Can we eat multigrain roti daily?

    We would recommend having multigrain regularly in your diet. By doing so, you get the benefits of multiple grain roti in a single meal. Also, rotating your grains helps you get more nutritional benefits. Eating thalipeeth for breakfast, khapli gahu roti for lunch and rice for dinner could be an ideal way to eat multiple food items in a day. A healthy portion of fruits and vegetables along with these is the best way to have a balanced diet.

    Is Khapli wheat easy to digest?

    Khapli wheat or emmer wheat has a weak gluten molecule; hence it has a low glycemic index. Rotis or paratha made from this flour makes it easy to digest, especially for people suffering from gluten intolerance. Also, the protein content is double the regular wheat flour making it more nutritionally dense.

    Is Khapli wheat flour good for diabetes?

    Yes, Khapli wheat flour is suitable for controlling diabetes. The low glycemic index of the Khapli gahu helps in controlling blood sugar. Rotis made from this flour are easy to digest and keep the tummy light and filled; hence the post-meal sugar levels are maintained better.

    Is it good to eat horse gram daily?

    We must eat protein every day in some form or the other. Instead of eating the same protein every day, we should keep rotating the sources. Since protein is called the body's building block, we require all types to have a healthy body. One such superfood is horsegram flour, a complete vegetarian protein rich source. You can have it 3 to 4 times a week.

    Are flaxseed and horse gram the same?

    Flaxseed is a seed, and horsegram is a legume. They are two very different food items. Their looks, benefits and way of consumption are different too. Flaxseed can be consumed raw or in powdered form. Horsegram needs to be cooked and can be made into a curry. Or you can use horsegram flour to make chillas or parathas. It can be made into pithale, a kadhi ( curry) made by using this flour and dahi as a base.

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    Aazol’s Flours or Peeths at a glance

    Flours or Peeths Price Health Benefits
    Thalipeeth Bhajani:
    Multigrain Paratha /
    Chilla Flour
    • Healthy for Kids
    • Good for red blood cells
    • Fights Daibetes
    Horsegram Flour:
    Protein-rich Superfood
    • Immunity Booster
    • Energy Inducing
    • Protein rich
    Khapli Gahu Peeth:
    Low-GI Emmer Flour
    • Controls Blood Sugar
    • Iron rich
    • Low Gluten
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