High in protein, gluten free grain, Cholai can very easily be used as a substitute for wheat. Dry roasting the grain releases its aroma and adds a beautiful nutty flavour. Cook it like rice or use the flour as a wheat substitute.
Grain bought from small and marginal farmers. Sun-dried, cleaned and packed.
Kumaun Grameen Udyog (KGU), is a Section 8 company based out of Kumaon in the Central Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Our products are Craftmark certified, ensuring that we continue providing an enabling environment for sustainable models of craft-based livelihood. Our better than average prices paid to producers, good working conditions with a focus on local sustainability and community building also make us a part of Fair Trade India. KGU sells under the brand name Kilmora.
The organisation is working on providing sustainable livelihoods to the local community using crafts and agri-products. In crafts, KGU works on hand-woven and hand-knitted products. and works with over 350 artisans and with 700+ farmers seasonally in the agri-division.